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Table 1 First-line drug resistance rates of M. tuberculosis strains isolated from cerebrospinal fluids

From: Antituberculosis drug resistance patterns in adults with tuberculous meningitis: results of haydarpasa-iv study

  n %
Total number of strains tested 142 100.0
Susceptible to all four drugs 122 85.9
Any resistance 20 14.1
INH 17 12.0
RIF 5 3.5
EMB 6 4.2
SM 7 4.9
Monoresistance 12 8.5
INH 9 6.3
RIF 0 0.0
EMB 1 0.7
SM 2 1.4
Multidrug Resistance (MDR) 5 3.5
INH + RIF 1 0.7
INH + RIF + EMB 2 1.4
INH + RIF + EMB + SM 2 1.4
Other patterns 3 2.1
INH + SM 2 1.4
INH + EMB + SM 1 0.7
  1. SM streptomycin, INH isoniazid, RIF rifampicin, EMB ethambutol