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  1. Drug resistance among tuberculosis patients, New York City, 1991 and 1992.

    Article - En anglais

    The authors assessed drug susceptibility patterns among tuberculosis patients reported to the New York City Department of Health in the first quarters of 1991 and 1992.

    Resistance to one or more drugs was seen in 26 percent (137520) in 1991 and 24 percent (122517) in 1992.

    Resistance to isoniazid was seen in 22 percent and 19 percent of patients in 1991 and 1992, respectively ; resistance to rifampin in 15 percent and 14 percent ; and to both isoniazid and rifampin in 15 percent and 14 percent.

    Combined resistance to four first line drugs (isoniazid, rifampin, streptomycin, and ethambutol) was seen in 6 percent (1991) and 8 percent (1992).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tuberculose, Mycobactériose, Bactériose, Infection, Sensibilité résistance, Antituberculeux, Homme, Epidémiologie, Chimiothérapie, Traitement, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Isoniazide, Rifampicine, New york

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tuberculosis, Mycobacterial infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Sensitivity resistance, Antituberculous agent, Human, Epidemiology, Chemotherapy, Treatment, United States, North America, America

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    Cote : 95-0003733

    Code Inist : 002B02S02. Création : 09/06/1995.