Meaning : Totally drug resistant tuberculosis
Category : Medical
Sub Category : Virus & Bacteria
Type : Initialism
What does TDR -TB mean or stand for ?
Totally drug-resistant tuberculosis is a strain of TB that is seen in third world countries mostly and is difficult to suppress.Usually the medication that is prescribed to a TB patient has a course of about 1 year.These strong 1000mg tablets are enough to eradicate the strain from the human body,however sometimes the virus mutates and become drug resistant and therefore a new course of action has to be taken to fight it.