Drug resistant tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia: an analysis of surveillance data 2014–2015

Abstract Background There is limited data that investigates the national rates of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) in Saudi Arabia. This study aimed to estimate the rates of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis (RR-TB), and monoresistance (MR) in Saudi Arabia...

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Main Authors: Maha Al Ammari, Abdulrahman Al Turaiki, Mohammed Al Essa, Abdulhameed M. Kashkary, Sara A. Eltigani, Anwar E. Ahmed
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-01-01
Series:Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13756-018-0306-4