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(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009-02)
Clinical features and outcome in children admitted to a TB hospital in the Western Cape : the influence of HIV infection and drug resistance (SAMJ, 2005-08)Background. The Western Cape has a high incidence of tuberculosis (TB) and a rising prevalence of HIV infection. Children form 15-20% of this TB burden. Objective. To document the clinical features and outcome of TB among ...
(BioMed Central, 2007-11)Background: The clinical, radiological and microbiological features of culture-confirmed childhood tuberculosis diagnosed at two referral hospitals are described. Methods: Cultures of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from children ...
Rifampicin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis : rapid detection and implications in chemotherapy (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1996-01)Objectives. Tuberculosis treatment and susceptibility testing are cumbersome, especially in the case of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is known that mutations in the rpoB gene of M. tuberculosis ...