Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Children in a Tertiary Care Hospital

  • Hasabulla Shameer Urunikklavan
  • Vinod H. Ratageri
  • S. R. Fattepur
  • Shobha Nadagir
  • Yashwant Adiveppa Madinkar
Scientific Letter
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Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge help of Director, Principal, Medical superitendent, KIMS, Hubballi, Karnataka for their help in conducting this study.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

None.

Source of Funding

This study was conducted under RNTCP, Joint Director TB, State TB Centre, Bangalore.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hasabulla Shameer Urunikklavan
    • 1
  • Vinod H. Ratageri
    • 1
  • S. R. Fattepur
    • 1
  • Shobha Nadagir
    • 2
  • Yashwant Adiveppa Madinkar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsKarnataka Institute of Medical SciencesHubballiIndia
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyKarnataka Institute of Medical SciencesHubballiIndia
  3. 3.District Tuberculosis CentreKarnataka Institute of Medical SciencesHubballiIndia

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