Hypothetical Illustrative Cases
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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.
Adverse reactions, Algorithm, Chest x-rays, Co-morbidities, Culture, DST,
Drug-susceptibility tests, GeneXpert, Management, MDR, Previously treated, Secondline
drugs, Toxicity, XDR.
Clínica y Laboratorio de Tuberculosis Hospital General Tijuana, México.