Molecular epidemiology, drug susceptibility and economic aspects of tuberculosis in mubende district, Uganda

Adrian Muwonge, Sydney Malama, Tone B Johansen, Clovice Kankya, Demelash Biffa, Willy Ssengooba, Jacques Godfroid, Berit Djønne, Eystein Skjerve

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Tuberculosis (TB) remains a global public health problem whose effects have major impact in developing countries like Uganda. This study aimed at investigating genotypic characteristics and drug resistance profiles of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from suspected TB patients. Furthermore, risk factors and economic burdens that could affect the current control strategies were studied.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere64745
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume8
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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