Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 16th, 1998
The CDC, which released details of an outbreak in rural Kentucky and Tennessee from 1994 to 1996 in the March 5, 1998, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM,1998;338:633-639), said the aggressive strain has not reappeared since infected people were treated.
The new strain of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB), Mycobacterium tuberculosis, was first discovered in a preschool child in Tennessee who received a standard...
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