Treatment of Active Tuberculosis: Challenges and Prospects

Clin Chest Med. 2005 Jun;26(2):273-82, vi. doi: 10.1016/j.ccm.2005.02.011.


This article reviews the basic principles of drug treatment of tuberculosis, individual pharmacologic agents, current treatment recommendations, and several special situations that clinicians are likely to encounter in medical practice.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Antitubercular Agents / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Tuberculosis / drug therapy*


  • Antitubercular Agents