Date Published: April 24, 2007
Publisher: Public Library of Science
Author(s): Jason Andrews, Sanjay Basu, David Scales, Duncan Smith-Rohrberg Maru, Ramnath Subbaraman
Partial Text: Singh and colleagues  highlight safeguards against the spread of XDR-TB and suggest “involuntary detention” as a key infection control measure. Yet several important elements of the current response to XDR-TB may make the application of enforced confinement ineffective and inappropriate as part of the initial response to this problem.