Discordant Drug Susceptibility For Mycobacterium tuberculosis within Families
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 07/03/2012
Seddon JA et al. – Children with presumed tuberculosis who are in contact with a multidrug–resistant source case should be treated according to the drug susceptibility of the source case’s isolate. However, it is important to obtain a microbiologic diagnosis as it is possible for the child to have a different susceptibility profile to the source case.