Choice of Drugs for Short Course Chemotherapy
The concept that the duration of chemotherapy for tuberculosis might be drastically shortened has arisen from a considerable body of experimental evidence. I am going to review this evidence, describe how it leads to a choice of regimens for clinical studies in man and also discuss why some of the drugs are particularly effective.
KeywordsViable Count Pasteur Institute Strain H37Rv British Medical Research Council Royal Postgraduate Medical School
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