A review of the interval between definitive diagnosis and effective treatment at a Multi-drug Resistant Pulmonary Tuberculosis Treatment Centre in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa

Ronelle Narasimooloo, Andrew Ross


This study aims to explore the

a) The profile of patients presenting to King George V hospital for initiation of treatment of MDRTB, and

b) The time delay between the definitive diagnosis of MDRTB and the initiation of effective treatment.