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XDR

The ISO 4217 currency code for the Special Drawing Rights (SDR).

XDR

ISO 4217 code for Special Drawing Rights (SDR), a reserve currency created by the International Monetary Fund to reduce the pressure on gold and the U.S. dollar in international transactions. It was established in the late 1960s and is mainly used in the IMF's internal accounting. A few currencies are pegged to the SDR; they derive their value from a currency basket consisting of the U.S. dollar, the Japanese yen, the British pound, and the euro.
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In accordance with national and provincial policy during the study, patients with XDR TB initiated treatment only as inpatients at specialized referral hospitals.
The combinations of ceftazidime with ciprofloxacin and piperacillin/tazobactam produced no synergism for XDR or SPT clinical strains of P.
Nevertheless, the information remains insufficient to give a clear view of the worldwide distributions and true magnitude of XDR tuberculosis, even more so for the most severely resistant cases," Dr.
Uniquely, the Liebert XDR includes a flexible connection of hard-piped, pumped-refrigerant lines through the rack door's hinge pivot points, which enables it to be robust and leak-free through more than one million repeated door openings and extended periods of time with no movement.
This case report reminds us that implementation of high-quality DOT programs is crucial to ensure proper treatment of all TB patients, in order to prevent the emergence of MDR and XDR M.
This type of model makes it possible to explore when it is legitimate to limit individual human rights in the interest of the public good, clearly exemplified in the dilemmas around compulsory admission for XDR TB.
The XDR strains aren't real virulent, so far as we know, but they're almost untreatable," according to Dr.
Normal TB drugs do not work on XDR, so a cocktail of different medicines is used to contain the disease.
XDR is resistant to almost all drugs used to treat the disease.
During 1993-1999, a total of 19 persons with XDR TB had known HIV status, of whom 14 (74%) were HIV positive; during 2000-2006, 10 persons had known HIV status, of whom two (20%) were HIV positive.
Elpida), Japan's leading global supplier of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), has announced the availability of 512 Megabit XDR DRAM devices in sample quantities.