Anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in new and previously treated pulmonary tuberculosis cases in Burkina Faso.

@article{Jacques2010AntituberculosisDR,
  title={Anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in new and previously treated pulmonary tuberculosis cases in Burkina Faso.},
  author={Simpore Jacques and Souba Diand{\'e} and Gis{\`e}le Badoum and Beno{\"i}t Dingtoumda and Alfred Sabab{\'e}n{\'e}djo Traor{\'e}},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 11},
  pages={
          1424-9
        }
}
SETTING National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Centre in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. OBJECTIVE To evaluate Mycobacterium tuberculosis drug resistance among newly diagnosed and previously treated cases. METHODS A total of 416 M. tuberculosis complex strains were isolated from 323 new and 93 previously treated patients under DOTS. Susceptibility to four anti-tuberculosis drugs (isoniazid [INH], rifampicin [RMP], streptomycin [SM] and ethambutol [EMB]) was determined using the proportion method… CONTINUE READING

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