TABLE 1.

Susceptibility testing of 150 isolates of M. tuberculosis by the PM and the REMA plate method

DrugMIC (μg/ml) by REMA plate methodPM
No. of resistant strainsNo. of susceptible strains
ETH<0.62109
1.25110
2.5a
5.04
10.07
>20.019
KAN<0.6270
1.2534
2.5a17
5.04
10.03
>20.022
PAS<0.2513.3
0.55
1.02
2.0a1
4.0
>8.09
OFX<0.2514.1
0.51
1.0
2.0a
4.04
>8.04
CAP<0.3029
0.6240
1.25153
2.5a29
5.05
10.011
  • a Tentative breakpoint concentration.