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In South Africa, XDR TB and HIV Prove a Deadly Combination

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Science  15 Feb 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5865, pp. 894-897
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5865.894

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Since the 2005-2006 outbreak of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in KwaZulu-Natal Province, health experts have been grappling with how to detect and treat the disease.