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IS RESISTANCE TO ETHIONAMIDE AN EXTRAPOLATION OF OTHER FIRST AND SECOND LINE ANTI- TUBERCULOSIS DRUGS?

 

Rajagopalan Lakshmi*, Vanaja Kumar, Ranjani Ramachandran, C Ponnuraja, P Venkatesan

ABSTRACT: Drug Susceptibility profile of ethionamide and other first and second line anti tuberculosis drugs revealed no significant association, indicating the resistance towards ethionamide is the result of individual effect and not an extrapolation of other drug resistant phenotypes.

KEY WORDS: Mycobacterium tuberculosis; MIC method; Ethionamide; Multi drug resistance

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