Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-4537
Springer, B; Calligaris-Maibach, R C; Ritter, C; Böttger, E C (2008). TB drug resistance in a low endemic area 2004 to 2006: semi-quantitative drug susceptibility testing and genotyping. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(12):4064-4067.
We determined quantitative levels and genetic mechanisms of resistance in drug resistant clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis sampled over a period of three years (n = 45, 17 of which MDR). Our results lead us to hypothesize that some strains categorized by standard laboratory procedures of in vitro drug susceptibility testing as resistant to isoniazid, ethambutol or streptomycin may still respond to a treatment regimen including these agents.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Medical Microbiology|
|DDC:||570 Life sciences; biology|
610 Medicine & health
|Deposited On:||06 Nov 2008 14:06|
|Last Modified:||23 Nov 2012 16:14|
|Publisher:||American Society for Microbiology|
|Additional Information:||Copyright: American Society for Microbiology|
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