BURDEN OF MULTI-DRUG RESISTANT AND EXTENSIVE DRUG RESISTANT OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS

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Abstract

ABSTRACT
Aims: A cross sectional study was carried out to investigate the of TB, MDR and XDR in Tertiary care Hospital, Peshawar,
Khyber PakhtonKhwa province of Pakistan.
Place and Duration of Study: At tertiary care hospital “Lady Reading Hospital” Peshawar, from January to December
2017.
Methodology: Sputum samples were collected from total 847 patients and AFB staining was used for the diagnosis of
patients and further analyzed through gene expert procedure. Culture and sensitivity were also used for confirmation
of their resistance.
Objective: To determine the burden of multi-drug resistant and extensive drug resistant of mycotuberculosis at Pe

Authors: 
Anees Muhmmad1
Noor Muhammad2
Zahid Ullah Khan
Tahir Jamal4
Muhammad Ishaq

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