Published in Drug Week, February 23rd, 2001
"A proportion of patients with drug-resistant and drug-susceptible tuberculosis (TB) have sputum that is smear and culture positive for Mycobacterium tuberculosis for a prolonged period of time, despite conventional therapy," wrote L.V. Sacks and colleagues, Center for Drug Evaluation & Research, Rockville, Maryland. "Among such patients with refractory TB, an unblinded, observational study was undertaken that used conventional TB therapy and adjunctive aerosol aminoglycosides."
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