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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation; Russian Academy of Medical Science. The New Profile of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Russia: A Global and Local Perspective: Summary of a Joint Workshop. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.

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The New Profile of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Russia: A Global and Local Perspective: Summary of a Joint Workshop.

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Acronyms

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

ART

antiretroviral therapy

BCG

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine

CD4

Cluster of Differentiation 4

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CTRI

Central Tuberculosis Research Institute

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DOTS

Directly Observed Treatment Short course

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

FIND

Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics

GDF

Global Drug Facility

GLC

Green Light Committee

GLI

Global Laboratory Initiative

GMP

Good Manufacturing Practices

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

IL-7

interleukin-7

IOM

Institute of Medicine

ISTC

International Science and Technology Center

ISTC

International Standards for Tuberculosis Care

LPA

line probe assay

M.tb.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

MDR TB

multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

MRSA

methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

NIAID

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NTM

nontuberculosis mycobacteria

PCR

polymerase chain reaction

PETTS

Preserving Effective Tuberculosis Treatment Study

PEPFAR

U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

PPD

purified protein derivative

RAMS

Russian Academy of Medical Sciences

TB

tuberculosis

TDR TB

totally drug-resistant tuberculosis

USAID

U.S. Agency for International Development

UV

ultraviolet

WHO

World Health Organization

XDR TB

extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis

Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK62458

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