First line anti-tuberculosis drug resistance pattern in multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis patients correlate with acid fast bacilli microscopy grading

First line anti-tuberculosis drug resistance pattern in multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis patients correlate with acid fast bacilli microscopy grading
Illustration of Tuberculosis patient. (Source; Awal Bros)

Drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB RO) is a pulmonary infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis which has been resistant to TB drugs.TB Multidrug-resistant (MDR TB) is resistant to isoniazid (H) and rifampicin…

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Duration of Curative Phase, Main Problem of Tuberculosis Resistance

Duration of Curative Phase, Main Problem of Tuberculosis Resistance
Dr. Soedarsono, dr. Sp.P (K) speaks about Progress and Advances in Development of New Drugs and Treatment Regimens for TB patients (Photo: Ulfah Mu'amarotul Hikmah)

Dr. Soedarsono, dr., Sp.P. (K) in "Indonesian Tuberculosis International Meeting 2019" symposium explained that handling of TB-resistant cases should be handled carefully. This is because the percentage of disease recovery rate is lower than mortality rate.

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