Several new types of TB drugs currently under development are shown here with their mechanisms of action. NIAID has supported the development of two of these compounds, SQ-109 and PA-824, which are denoted by asterisks (*) above.
Photo Credit: The photo of Mycobacterium tuberculosis was obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC/ Dr. Ray Butler; Janice Carr.Illustration Credit: This illustration is in the public domain. Please credit the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Illustrator: Krista Townsend
Last Updated May 22, 2007