Volume 24, Number 3—March 2018
Acquired Resistance to Antituberculosis Drugs in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, 2000–2015
|Initial drug resistance profile||Description of drug-resistance profile†|
|Drug sensitive||Initially sensitive to both isoniazid and rifampin|
|Isoniazid resistance without MDR TB||Initially resistant to isoniazid and sensitive to rifampin|
|Rifampin resistance without MDR TB||Initially resistant to rifampin and sensitive to isoniazid|
|MDR TB||Initially resistant to both isoniazid and rifampin|
*MDR, multidrug-resistant; TB, tuberculosis.
†These profiles refer specifically to resistance to isoniazid and/or rifampin, but resistance to other drugs may also be present.
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