Secondary rifampin resistance following multi-drug therapy - A case report

Gift Norman, Geetha Joseph, Gigi Ebenezer, P. S.S.S. Rao, Charles K. Job

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This is the first report of secondary resistance to rifampin following MDT in a patient with prolonged, but irregular treatment. Repeated mouse foot-pad studies demonstrated resistance to dapsone after several years of monotherapy, and following subsequent MDT the studies demonstrated the development of resistance to rifampin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-21
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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