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Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment Disappointing Outcomes for Global Public Health

Masoud Mardani 1 , *
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1 Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: October 25, 2013, 8 (4); e19614
  • Published Online: October 1, 2013
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: August 5, 2013
  • Accepted: August 25, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.19614

To Cite: Mardani M. Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment Disappointing Outcomes for Global Public Health, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2013 ; 8(4):e19614. doi: 10.5812/archcid.19614.

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