African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 106

Table of Content: July-December 2020; 12(2)

November 2020

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in HIV-negative patients in Lagos, Nigeria

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a big challenge to the tuberculosis control programmes worldwide. The aim of this work is to determine the rate of MDR-TB in HIV-negative patients with signs and symptoms of pulmonary tuberculosis in Lagos State. 891 adult HIV-negative patients enrolled for the study and tested for acid-fast bacilli by culture; resistance to first-line anti-tuberculosis drugs was performed...

Author(s): Kunle-Ope Chioma N, Adeleye Isaac A, Iwalokun Bamidele O, Igbasi Uche T., Onyejepu Nneka, Ndubuisi Ifeanyi T, Tochukwu Nwanneka E, Adedeji Abimbola M, Onwujekwe Daniel I, Ezechi Oliver C, Odunukwe Nkiruka N, Iyke-Azike Obioma G and Onubogu Catherine C