Hickson, Roslyn; Mercer, Geoffry; Lokuge, Kamalini
Tuberculosis (TB) is a growing problem worldwide, with an estimated third of the world's population currently infected. Of particular concern is the growing trend of dual epidemics of HIV and TB, with the associated multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB). Developed countries which had previously removed TB transmission from communities are being re-infected with the MDR-TB strains. In the USA, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (2009) estimate that treatment of a single case of MDR-TB costs...[Show more]
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