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Leprosy

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Multidrug therapy is employed in leprosy in order to:



A Decrease relapse rate

B Cost-effective

C Decrease side effects

D To prevent drug resistance

Ans. D
To prevent drug resistance

The main objectives of MDT for leprosy are:

1. To interrupt the transmission of infection in community by sterilizing the infectious patient as early as possible by bactericidal drugs;

2. To prevent drug resistance;

3. To ensure early detection and treatment of cases

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