Patient’s Perception on MDR and XDR Tuberculosis in a Teaching Hospital

Fazlu Rehman, N Ravindra, A Srinivasa Rao, Ashfaq Hasan, M.A Raoof


Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease which is transmitted by air. This disease damages the lungs and other organs in the human body. It is still one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality despite the fact that it can be cured with adequate treatment. The emergence of multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) or extensively drug resistant (XDR-TB) is one of the challenges in our effort to control the disease complications. The aim of the study was to assess the Patient’s Perception on emergence of MDR & XDR-Tuberculosis in the Pulmonology Department of teaching Hospital


patient’s perception; multidrug resistant; tuberculosis; treatment; prevention; control;

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