7 February 2019

In the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Lindsey te Brake and colleagues described the shortcomings of a moderate increase in rifampicin dosing, the cornerstone TB drug.

Combined with ongoing trials to optimize the dose of rifampicin ≥35 mg/kg, powerful statistical pooled data analyses will help influence future treatment guidelines and improve the lives of millions of patients with tuberculosis worldwide.

Publication
Conflicting Findings on an Intermediate Dose of Rifampicin for Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
Te Brake LHM, Boeree MJ, Aarnoutse RE.

Lindsey te Brake, Martin Boeree and Rob Aarnoutse are members of theme Infectious diseases and global health.

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