Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 17th, 2001
They found that a significant percentage of women who were admitted to a Peruvian hospital general ward for reasons other than tuberculosis were infected, and some carried multi-drug resistant TB.
F.F. Willingham and colleagues found that of 250 female patients, 16% were positive for M. tuberculosis by culture and 11% by smear. Three percent of the group had multi-drug resistant...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of TB and Outbreaks Week
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.