Conventional Wisdom On Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis May Be Overturned By New Research

Tue, 27 Feb 2007 11:00 AM EST

... A newly released study suggests that the majority of cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) among patients undergoing treatment for the disease may be due to new infections, not acquired resistance. If confirmed in future studies the research, in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, may drive a major shift in strategy for controlling TB. [click link for full article] ...