Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

Hypothetical Illustrative Cases

Author(s): Rafael Laniado-Laborín

Pp: 84-96 (13)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681080666115010013

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


This chapter covers the management of actual MDR/XDR patients with a concise discussion of the importance of previous episodes of TB, the diagnostic algorithm and treatment regimen. Cases with adverse reactions to drugs are also discussed as well as patients with co-morbidities.

Keywords: Adverse reactions, Algorithm, Chest x-rays, Co-morbidities, Culture, DST, Drug-susceptibility tests, GeneXpert, Management, MDR, Previously treated, Secondline drugs, Toxicity, XDR.

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