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Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from treatment failure patients living in East Timor

Kelly, Paul; Lumb, Richard; Pinto, A; da Costa, G; Sarmento, J; Bastian, I

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SETTING: In the first 2 years of the East Timor National TB Control Programme, 7960 new patients were treated (2RHZE/6HE) and 224 received a retreatment regimen (2SRHZE/1RHZE/4R3H3Z3E3). OBJECTIVE: To determine the nature and extent of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) in treatment failure cases in East Timor. METHODS: Sputum specimens from retreatment failure cases were processed and inoculated into a BACTEC MGIT960 tube and onto Löwenstein-Jensen media. Isolates were identified by...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/28278
Source: International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

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