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  1. Arti says:

    As discussed above, a primary challenge of TB treatment is ensuring adherence to the treatment regimen. 26 MDR-TB is a type of tuberculosis that “is resistant to at least two of the best anti-TB drugs. “27 Were MDR-TB to emerge, it could be a major public health problem as treatment costs could be orders of magnitude higher than treating conventional TB. The “DOTS” approach may help prevent the emergence of MDR-TB (multidrug-resistant TB). As noted above, implementing DOTS requires a relatively well-functioning health care system, which may make it difficult to expand to a few areas.

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