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Table 4 First line anti-tuberculosis drug resistance pattern in the Centre and West regions of Cameroon

From: Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex drug resistance pattern and identification of species causing tuberculosis in the West and Centre regions of Cameroon

Resistance to: Drug(s) Region Number of resistant cases in region % in patients of region: N = 74 for Centre and 75 for West Total % in patients of both regions
One drug INH Centre 2 2.70 2.68
   West 2 2.66  
  RIF Centre 1 1.35 0.67
   West 0 0  
  SM Centre 1 1.35 2.68
   West 3 4.00  
  EMB Centre 0 0 0
   West 0 0  
Two drugs INH, SM Centre 2 2.70 1.34
   West 0 0  
  INH, RIF Centre 0 0 1.34
   West 2 2.66  
Three drugs INH, RIF, SM Centre 0 0 2.01
   West 3 4.00  
Totals to at least one drug    16 8.10 (Centre); 13.30 (West) 10.73
  1. (INH) = Isoniazid; (RIF) = Rifampicin; (SM) = Streptomycin; (EMB) = Ethambutol