Volume 24, Number 3—March 2018
Acquired Resistance to Antituberculosis Drugs in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, 2000–2015
|Initial drug-resistance profile, no. patients with acquired drug resistance||Acquired resistance and MDR TB developed later, no. (%)||Initial MDR TB with additional resistance acquired later, no. (%)||No MDR TB before or after acquiring resistance, no. (%)|
|Drug sensitive, n = 74||20 (27.0)||NA||54 (73.0)|
|Isoniazid resistant without MDR, n = 34||22 (64.7)||NA||12 (35.3)|
|Rifampin resistant without MDR, n = 3||2 (66.7)||NA||1 (33.3)|
|MDR TB, n = 47||NA||47 (100)||NA|
|Total, n = 158||44 (27.8)||47 (29.7)||67 (42.4)|
*MDR, multidrug-resistant; NA, not applicable; TB, tuberculosis.
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