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Little is known on the characteristics of acquired drug resistant tuberculosis during standard short-course chemotherapy treatment. This study explores the traits of acquired drug resistant tuberculosis emergence and evaluates their impacts on treatment outcomes.

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BMC Pulmonary Medicine publishes selected collections of research articles, conference proceedings, reviews and reports as supplements. While we build our new sites all supplements will be available here.

Aims and scope

BMC Pulmonary Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of pulmonary and associated disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

Section Editors

  • Sanjay Chotirmall, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Mark Dransfield, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Joerg Mattes, University of Newcastle
  • Montserrat Sanchez-Cespedes, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute-IDIBELL
  • Raffaele Scala, Unità Operativa Pneumologia, UTSIR e Endoscopia Toracica
  • Giovanni Sotgiu, University of Sassari - Italy
  • Giuseppe Verlato, University of Verona

Executive Editor

  • Dirk Krüger, BioMedCentral