Incidence of antituberculosis-drug-induced hepatotoxicity and associated risk factors among tuberculosis patients in Dawro Zone, South Ethiopia: A cohort study

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Wondwossen Abera; Waqtola Cheneke; Gemeda Abebe;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: International Journal of Mycobacteriology,volume 5,issue 1,pages14-20 (issn: 2212-5531, eissn: 2212-554X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijmyco.2015.10.002
  • Subject: Ethiopia | Anti-TB-DIH | Microbiology | QR1-502 | Incidence | Risk factor | Liver function test

Background: Antituberculosis drugs cause hepatotoxicity in some individuals leading to acute liver failure, which results in death. Such phenomena limit the clinical use of drugs, contributing to treatment failure that possibly causes drug resistance. Furthermore, assoc... View more
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