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persistent pus cells n blood in urine. dr. adviced tuberculosis dose isoniazid and rifampicin. how is this beneficial?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Treating a patient with anti-Tb drugs for possible TB in kidneys or other past of urinary tract is usually based on radiographic finding of kidneys + positive TB skin test especially of recent conversion +/- positive culture for TB bacilli +/- chest X-ray change + high-clinical suspicion, etc. So, go to ask the prescribing Doc if any question arises. Best wish...

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