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What is drug-resistant tb?
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Emerging threat
Tb is a bacteria that is killed by certain antibiotics.
When the antibiotic is unable to kill the bacteria, because said bacteria found a way to defend against the antibiotic, then they have become resistant. This is a concern since we have a limited number of effective antibiotics, when we loose them, we cannot treat TB anymore.

In brief: Emerging threat
Tb is a bacteria that is killed by certain antibiotics.
When the antibiotic is unable to kill the bacteria, because said bacteria found a way to defend against the antibiotic, then they have become resistant. This is a concern since we have a limited number of effective antibiotics, when we loose them, we cannot treat TB anymore.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Bad
There is mdr and xdr different medications are required.
A TB expert is essential.

In brief: Bad
There is mdr and xdr different medications are required.
A TB expert is essential.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Thank
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