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XDR-TB sponsor awareness campaign.

* XDR-TB sponsor awareness campaign BD, in cooperation with TED (technology, entertainment, design)--a group that supports ideas by forward-thinking people--is engaged in a global-awareness campaign on extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis XDR-TB. While multiple drug-resistant forms of TB have been a problem for some time, a more recent trend is the emergence of XDR-TB, where patients do not respond to first- and second-line treatments. For more details on BD involvement with TED, and to see world-renowned photographer James Nachtwey's slide show on XDR-TB, go to

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Title Annotation:Global diseases
Publication:Medical Laboratory Observer
Date:Dec 1, 2008
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