Resistance of tubercle bacilli to drugs

Gupta, S.P. (1963) Resistance of tubercle bacilli to drugs. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 10 (4). pp. 146-149.

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The results of sensitivity test during the last six years are presented. 356 strains of mycobacterium tuberculosis were tested with Streptomycin, P.A.S. and I.N.H. 8.2 per cent strains were sensitive while 36.3 per cent were resistant to all the three drugs. Total resistant to I.N.H. Streptomycin and P.A.S. were 82, 70 and 45 per cent respectively. The resistance to individual drug alone and specially to P.A.S. was much lower. The percentage of resistance is much higher than the strains tested by other workers.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Sensitivity test, PAS, INH, Streptomycin, Tubercle Bacilli, Drug Resistance
Subjects:Chemical and Pharmacologic Phenomena > Drug Resistance
Organic Chemicals > Hydrazines > Isoniazid
Bacteria > Gram-Positive Bacteria > Actinobacteria > Actinomycetales > Mycobacteriaceae > Mycobacterium > Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Organic Chemicals > Carboxylic Acids > Hydroxy Acids > Hydroxybenzoic Acids > Salicylic Acids > Aminosalicylic Acids > p-Aminosalicylic Acid
Immunologic Diseases > Hypersensitivity > Drug Hypersensitivity
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Glycosides > Aminoglycosides > Streptomycin
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:959
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:28 November 2005

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