Tuberculosis (TB)

Management of MDR-TB

A field guide

World Health Organization

Cover of publication: Management of MDR-TB: a field guide

Publication details

Number of pages: 50
Publication date: 2008
ISBN: 9789241547765
WHO reference number: WHO/HTM/TB/2008.402a



Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) increasingly occur in resource-constrained settings.

This field guide was created to help health workers to diagnose MDR-TB, initiate second-line anti-TB drugs, and monitor MDR-TB treatment.

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