Volume 19, Number 7—July 2013
Undetected Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Amplified by First-line Therapy in Mixed Infection
|Bronchoalveolar lavage, obtained February 2008||S||+||None||3243323125153242244235-1|
|Sputum, obtained April 2008||S||++||None||3243323125153242244235-1|
|Sputum, obtained June 2008||R||+++||INH, ETB||-2434233251533445-443330|
|Co-cultures 1) broth culture + INH, 2) colonies from broth culture − INH on plate with INH, 3) colonies from broth culture + INH on plates − INH and 4) colonies from broth culture + INH on plates − INH||R||NA||INH||-2434233251533445-443330|
|Co-cultures 5) broth culture − INH and 6) colonies from broth culture − INH on plates − INH||S||NA||NA||3243323125153242244235-1|
*MIRU-VNTR, mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit–variable number tandem repeat; S, drug sensitive; +, ++, and +++, relative burden of acid-fast bacilli; R, drug resistant; INH, isoniazid; ETB, ethambutol; NA, not applicable.
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