Multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain from Equatorial Guinea detected in Spain

Multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain from Equatorial Guinea detected in Spain

Gavin P.; Samper S.; et al. November 11, 2009
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Our study brings to light the potential dissemination of this strain (named MDR-TBEG) in Equatorial Guinea, a country where little is known about the extent and features of TB or MDR TB. It also highlights that MDR strains can spread across continents, and thus MDR TB’s emergence in any country becomes a global problem.

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