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Volume 6, Number 6—December 2000


Recent Trends in Tuberculosis, Japan

Toru MoriComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan

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Percentage of drug resistance in tuberculosis patients without prior treatment, Japan, 1997

Drug Frequency (95% CI)
Isoniazid 4.4 (3.4-5.7)
Rifampicin 1.4 (0.8-2.2)
Streptomycin 7.5 (6.2-9.0)
Ethambutol 0.4 (0.2-0.9)
Any drug 10.2 (8.7-11.9)
Resistant to both isoniazid and rifampicin 0.8 (0.4-1.4)

CI = confidence intervals

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