Antituberculosis drug resistance patterns in adults with tuberculous meningitis: results of haydarpasa-iv study


SENBAYRAK S., Ozkutuk N., ERDEM H., JOHANSEN I. S. , CIVLJAK R., İNAL A. S. , et al.

ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS, cilt.14, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 14
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/s12941-015-0107-z
  • Dergi Adı: ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS

Özet

Background: Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant to antituberculosis drugs is an increasingly common clinical problem. This study aimed to evaluate drug resistance profiles of TBM isolates in adult patients in nine European countries involving 32 centers to provide insight into the empiric treatment of TBM.