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The first effective anti tuberculosis chemotherapeutic agent developed for use with humans was what?

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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
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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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