Table 1

First-line drug susceptibility profile of the M. tuberculosis isolates in the present study

Drug-resistant profilecNew cases (n = 321)Previously treated cases (n = 59)χ2P
Monodrug resistance
Multidrug resistance
Poly-drug resistance
  • a P value from Fisher's exact test.

  • b P < 0.05.

  • c INH, isoniazid; RIF, rifampin; STR, streptomycin; EMB, ethambutol; +, and; /, or.