Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 30th, 2005
According to a study from India, the "prevalence and pattern of drug resistance among patients with HIV and pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB)" was investigated in a prospective "cohort study of HIV-positive patients with PTB between January 2001 and May 2003" in the "Tuberculosis Research Center clinics at Chennai and Madurai, Tamil Nadu in South India."
"Sputum mycobacterial culture and drug susceptibility testing were performed. A total of 204 patients with positive sputum cultures for Mycobacterium tuberculosis were included; 167...
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