Clinical Case of Multidrug-Resistant in King Khalid Hospital, HailJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2018-02-05
Authors : Fahd Z. Eissa; Fayez Nashi Alshammari; Abdulrahman Ali Al Anazi;
Page : 1-2
Keywords : MDR TB; HIV;
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection poses multiple challenges for treatment, and has a high mortality. MDR-TB coinfection with HIV has been reported in African. In saudi, we did not come across any report of HIV and MDR-TB coinfection, though such coinfection has been reported in adults.34 -year-old HIV-infected male requiring antiretroviral therapy (ART) developed MDR-TB and responded to second-line antituberculous therapy.
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