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