International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Microbiology | Saudi Arabia | Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018 | Rating: 6.3 / 10

Clinical Case of Multidrug-Resistant in King Khalid Hospital, Hail

DR. Fahd Z. Eissa | Fayez Nashi Alshammari | Abdulrahman Ali Al Anazi

Abstract: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection poses multiple challenges for treatment, and has a high mortality. MDR-TB coinfection with HIV has been reported in African. In saudi, we did not come across any report of HIV and MDR-TB coinfection, though such coinfection has been reported in adults.34 -year-old HIV-infected male requiring antiretroviral therapy (ART) developed MDR-TB and responded to second-line antituberculous therapy.

Keywords: MDR TB, HIV

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018,

Pages: 1 - 2

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