Drug-resistant TB treatment: concerns over absconding patients
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A study in Khayelitsha in the Western Cape illustrated the difficulty of retaining patients on drug-resistant TB treatment, a tendency that poses a significant threat to containing the spread of multidrug-resistant TB in the country, writes Sizulu Moyo. That drug-resistant TB is increasing year-on-year is clear when analysing the number of multidrug-resistant TB cases.
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