Published in AIDS Weekly, June 8th, 2009
"Patients who were diagnosed with XDR-TB at the National Masan Tuberculosis Hospital from January 2001 to December 2005 were included in this study. We conducted a retrospective review of their medical records and mortality data. A total of 176 non-HIV-infected patients with XDR-TB were included. TB-related mortality was 48% (84/1.76), and the median survival time from the diagnosis date of XDR-TB was 51 months...
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