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Risk factors for multidrug‐resistant tuberculosis in northwest Ethiopia: A case-control study

Alene, Kefyalew Addis; Viney, Kerri; McBryde, Emma; Gray, Darren; Melku, Mulugeta; Clements, Archie

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Ethiopia is one of 30‐high burden multidrug‐resistant tuberculosis (MDR‐TB) coun‐ tries globally. The aim of this study was to describe the characteristics of patients with MDR‐TB and to investigate risk factors for MDR‐TB relative to having drug‐sus‐ ceptible tuberculosis (TB), in northwest Ethiopia. A hospital‐based, unmatched case– control study was conducted. Cases were all MDR‐TB patients (i.e., resistant to at least rifampicin and isoniazid) who were confirmed by culture and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217274
Source: Transboundary and Emerging Diseases
DOI: 10.1111/tbed.13188

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