ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS: WHAT IS ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS?
Definition: What is "Antibiotic Resistant Tuberculosis"?
Antibiotic resistant tuberculosis definition: Antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis, also known as multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, is a kind of TB that doesn't respond effectively to anti-TB drugs such as rifampicin & isoniazid. This type of the disease is one of the deadliest forms of tuberculosis. It is less transmissible however, but it also needs special kinds of drugs that can eliminate antibiotic-resistant agents that thrive in the body. Most of the time treatment takes years to complete; some patients meanwhile die due to failure of completing the treatment.