TABLE 1

Clinical and demographic characteristics of MDR- and XDR-TB patientsa

CharacteristicMDR-TBXDR-TBOtherbTotal
No.%No.%No.%No.%
Region of origin
    Southeast Asia5352.000.0583.35849.2
    South America4140.2220.0116.74437.3
    Eastern Europe87.8880.000.01613.6
    Subtotal102100.010100.06100.0118100.0
History of previous treatment
    Relapse3029.4330.000.03328.0
    Failure2423.5330.0583.33227.1
    New2221.6330.0116.72622.0
    Defaulter76.900.000.075.9
    Unknown1918.6110.0000.02017.0
    Subtotal102100.010100.06100.0118100.0
HIV status
    Positive65.900.000.065.1
    Negative8785.3990.06100.010286.4
    Unknown98.8110.000.0108.5
    Subtotal102100.010100.006100.0118100.0
M. tuberculosis lineages
    Beijing5957.84440.0583.36857.6
    LAMc2726.47110.0116.72924.6
    X-type65.88110.000.075.9
    URAL10.98440.000.054.2
    Haarlem43.9200.000.043.4
    Clade 143.9200.000.043.4
    Delhi/CAS10.9800.000.010.9
    Subtotal102100.0010100.06100.0118100.0
  • a There were a total of 118 patients.

  • b Other indicates monoresistant or polyresistant M. tuberculosis strains.

  • c LAM, Latin America-Mediterranean.