A 40-year-old member asked:
The first effective anti tuberculosis chemotherapeutic agent developed for use with humans was what?
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Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Streptomycin: In 1951, one of the first randomized controlled trials ever conducted showed that streptomycin was better than standard of care (at the time: bed rest) at treating individuals with active tb.
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