Daily Archives: 02/11/2017


1.    Tuberculosis is a public health emergency in view of the rising number of cases of MDR (Multi-Drug-Resistant) and XDR (Extensively-Drug-Resistant)TB, especially in Delhi and Mumbai.2.    The prevalence of MDR TB is more than 2% in primary TB cases.3.    Every sputum should be tested with GeneXpert test. It not only diagnoses the presence of TB, but also detects rifampicin resistance. No treatment should […]