Corpus ID: 73408855

Initial drug resistance to anti tuberculosis drugs in urban and rural district tuberculosis programme

@inproceedings{Chandrasekaran1992InitialDR,
  title={Initial drug resistance to anti tuberculosis drugs in urban and rural district tuberculosis programme},
  author={S. Chandrasekaran and P. Jagota and K. Chaudhuri},
  year={1992}
}
Summary. The proportion of initial drug resistance (IDR) to antituberculosis drugs was estimated among new patients attending urban and rural District Tuberculosis Programme (DTP). For estimating the rural IDR, 398 smear positive patients attending DTP in Kolar district in the years 1987—89, who were offered Short Course Chemotherapy (SCC) were taken into the study. Sputum specimens collected from them were Subjected to culture and drug sensitivity tests. It was observed that IDR to any drug… Expand
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