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Table 2 Characteristics and drug susceptibility patterns of tuberculous meningitis patients

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

Drug resistance Age (median, range) Gender (male) n (%) Malignity n (%) DM n (%) CKD n (%) IS n (%) HIV n (%) Dead n (%)
Fully sensitive (n: 122) 45.9 (17–87) 60 (49.2) 6 (4.9) 22 (18.0) 5 (4.1) 16 (13.1) 2 (1.6) 29 (23.8)
Monoresistance to INH (n: 9) 35.4 (19–89) 1 (11.1) 1 (11.1) 1 (11.1) 1 (11.1) 1 (11.1) 3 (33.3)
MDR (n: 5) 37.6 (19–70) 1 (20.0) 1 (20.0) 1 (20.0) 2 (40.0)
Other patterns (n: 6) 43.3 (28–81) 4 (16.7) 1 (16.7) 1 (16.7)
Total (n: 142) 44.9 (17–89) 66 (46.5) 6 (4.2) 24 (12.7) 7 (4.9) 18 (16.9) 3 (2.1) 35 (24.6)
  1. MDR multidrug resistance, INH isoniazid, DM diabetes mellitus, CKD chronic kidney disease, IS immunosupression