Drug resistance trends in M. tuberculosis: Blackburn 1990-1999.

  title={Drug resistance trends in M. tuberculosis: Blackburn 1990-1999.},
  author={Lawrence Peter Ormerod and Rosalind M Green and N. J. Horsfield and Roger White},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  volume={5 10},
SETTING Blackburn, United Kingdom. OBJECTIVE To describe the drug resistance data for Mycobacterium tuberculosis in white and Indian Subcontinent (ISC) ethnic patients in a high prevalence district in the United Kingdom (UK) over a 10-year period. DESIGN Data from a detailed prospective clinical and epidemiological database of all notified patients were examined for the years 1990-1999 inclusive. RESULTS Primary isoniazid resistance was found in 17/229 (7.4%) of ISC and 3/67 (4.5%) of… CONTINUE READING