Effectiveness of anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy in patients with tuberculosis relapse compared with newly diagnosed patients

Dmytro Butov, Mykola Gumenuik, Galyna Gumeniuk, Anton Tkachenko, Vasyl Kikinchuk, Ruslan Stepaniuk, Alexandr Peshenko, Tetiana Butova
2019 International Journal of Mycobacteriology  
Standard treatment for patients with NDPTB is considered successful in case of faster health improvement and stabilization, less pronounced rates of toxic adverse reactions to antiTB drugs, faster sputum smear and culture conversion and cavity healing, signs of clinical and radiological convalescence, and the reduced number of large residual changes after the treatment compared with RTB.
doi:10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_158_19 pmid:31793503 fatcat:vn5n6clparaxjjtztcv5uiisxe