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Table 1 Resistance to first line antituberculosis drugs among the 97 strains investigated.

From: High genetic diversity among Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains from Sierra Leone

  No. (%)
Total tested 97
Fully sensitive 47 (48.5)
Any resistance 50 (51.5)
- Any S resistance 40 (41.2)
- Any H resistance 32 (33.1)
- Any R resistance 14 (14.4)
- Any E resistance 15 (15.5)
- Any Z resistance 10 (10.3)
Any Mono-resistance 24 (24.7)
- S only 15 (15.5)
- H only 8 (8.2)
- R only 1 (1,0)
- E only -
- Z only -
H and R resistance  
- MDR 11 (11.3)
Other patterns 12 (12.4)
- S + H only 4 (4.1)
- S + H + E only 4 (4.1)
S + H + Z only 2 (2.1)
S + H + E + Z 2 (2.1)
  1. Abbreviations: H, isoniazid; R, rifampicin; E, ethambutol, Z, pyrazinamide; S, streptomycin.