Initial drug resistance to anti-tuberculosis drugs in patients attending an urban district tuberculosis centre

Chandrasekaran, Sujatha; Chauhan, M.M.; Rajalakshmi, R.; Chaudhuri, K. and Mahadev, B. (1990) Initial drug resistance to anti-tuberculosis drugs in patients attending an urban district tuberculosis centre. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 37. pp. 215-216.

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Abstract

A study was conducted to find out the prevalence of initial drug resistance to anti-TB drugs among patients attending the urban DTC in Bangalore. Total initial resistance to any drug was21.1%. Initial resistance to isoniazid was 17.4%, to streptomycin 5.7% and to rifampicin, 3.0

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis, Drug resistance, India,Urban, Drug therapy, Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Subjects:Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
Chemical and Pharmacologic Phenomena > Drug Resistance
-Institutional Repositories > National Tuberculosis Institute
Geographic Locations > Asia > Asia, Western > India
Health Care Economics and Organizations > Health Planning > National Health Programs
Persons > Population Groups
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Persons > Patients
Environment and Public Health > Public Health > Epidemiologic Methods
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:725
Deposited By:Librarian Sudha S Murthy
Deposited On:17 August 2005

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