Antimycobacterial Agents

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Effective therapy of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infections requires combination chemotherapy to prevent the emergence of resistant organisms and maximize efficacy. Increased resistance to antituberculous agents has led to the use of more complex regimens and has made susceptibility testing an integral part of TB management (see Chapter 14, Treatment of Infectious Diseases).

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