Special Situations in the Treatment of MDR TB. Dr. Ashraf Abdulhaseeb Chest Diseases Consultant Chief of DR-TB center, Abbassia Chest Hospital. MDR-TB and children. When DST is available, it should be used to guide therapy.
Dr. Ashraf Abdulhaseeb
Chest Diseases Consultant
Chief of DR-TB center, Abbassia Chest Hospital
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Evaluation of the newborn for neonatal sepsis and other congenital infections should also be considered, given the rarity of congenital TB.
At the end of treatment