Table 1

Demographic characteristics and drug susceptibility pattern of isolates in the study

Drug susceptibility pattern


Demographic

characteristics

Total

Susceptible

Resistant to

Isoniazida

Resistant to

Rifampicinb

MDR


Total no. of strains

334

316

13

0

15

Sex

Women

163

153

7

0

3

Men

181

163

6

0

12

History of TB

New cases

339

311

13

0

15

Retreatment

5

5

0

0

0

HIV status

Positive

92

84

5

0

3

Negative

176

164

4

0

8

Unknown

76

68

4

0

4

Age group (years)

18–39

267

249

7

0

11

40–60

76

66

6

0

4

>60

1

1

0

0

0


aResistance to isoniazid other than MDR; bresistance to rifampicin other than MDR; MDR = multidrug resistant strains

Asiimwe et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2008 8:101   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-8-101

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