Drug resistant TB
 
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Drug resistant TB
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Dr Ira Shah talks about the 2015 updates in Drug Resistant TB.
The talk starts with the types of drug resistant TB, its facts and figures and epidemiology.
How does resistance occur, risk factors from infection and diagnosis
Xpert MTB/RIF and Genexpert analysis along with data
Line probe assays, cross resistance
Treatment of MDR TB, its classes, MDR regimen and the treatment duration and XDR TB treatment and outcomes
New drugs in treatment and the problems in TB treatment
Aminoglycosides and toxicity, Hypothyroidism in patients receiving PAS and ETH, role of Linozolid and final conclusion.
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