Drug resistance of M. tuberculosis isolated from patients with HIV infection seen at an AIDS Reference Center in São Paulo, Brazil.

M. tuberculosis-positive cultures were obtained from 228 patients seen in our service and drug sensitivity assays were carried out from January 1992 to December 1994. A survey of the medical records of these patients showed resistance to one or more drugs in 47 (20.6%), 25 of whom (10.9%), who reported previous treatment, were considered to have acquired… (More)