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Some strains of tuberculosis (TB) are resistant to several different drugs. Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) can usually be treated successfully after identifying which drugs the bacteria are still susceptible to. A strain of TB that is resistant to a larger number of drugs is known as extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB).

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2 September 2022