Tuberculosis: Treatment

People infected with tuberculosis (TB) in areas with≥4% isoniazid resistance should be treated with a four-drug regimen.

1,230 culture-positive TB patients, 98% of whom were in counties for which a four-drug regimen is recommended.

Data from the Tuberculosis Control Program, New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, 1994 to 1995.

36% of patients were not initially treated with four or more drugs.

Liu et al., 1998

aIf a description in the first column has no citation, it is covered by the citation in the reference column. bWe contacted the authors of some of the articles to clarify details related to the sample and to the data analysis.

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