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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 127--128

Resistance of mycobacterium tuberculosis to the first line anti tubercular drugs - A twenty year review

MV Jesudason, U Mukundan, R Saaya, K Vanitha, MK Lalitha 
 Department of Clinical Microbiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu, India

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M V Jesudason
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu
India

Tuberculosis and more so the multi drug resistant variety has been thrust into the forefront as a serious and life threatening illness in recent years. The advent of AIDS contributes to this substantially, especially in the developed world where it had become practically non- existent. We reviewed our data over the past 20 years with a view to determine when drug resistance began to manifest in the strains.

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Jesudason M V, Mukundan U, Saaya R, Vanitha K, Lalitha M K. Resistance of mycobacterium tuberculosis to the first line anti tubercular drugs - A twenty year review.Indian J Med Microbiol 2003;21:127-128

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Jesudason M V, Mukundan U, Saaya R, Vanitha K, Lalitha M K. Resistance of mycobacterium tuberculosis to the first line anti tubercular drugs - A twenty year review. Indian J Med Microbiol [serial online] 2003 [cited 2021 Jan 16 ];21:127-128
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