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Table 1 Comparison of drug susceptible and drug resistant cases at baseline

From: High prevalence of childhood multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Johannesburg, South Africa: a cross sectional study

  Drug susceptible TB MDR TB Rifampicin mono-resistance INH Resistance with no Rifampicin resistance
Number of children with positive cultures submitted for DST 125 13 2 8
HIV infected 64 (51.2%) 7 (53.8%) 1 (50.0%) 6 (75.0%)
HIV uninfected 42 (33.6%) 6 (46.2%) 1 (50.0%) 2 (25.0%)
HIV unknown 19 (15.2%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Baseline CD4+ count 351 (126 - 825) 180 (36 - 264) 107 467 (246 - 831)
(median, IQR)     
Baseline CD4 percentage (median, IQR) 17.2 (8.2 - 23.0) 14.2 (2.2 - 23.2) 5.3 28.2 (14.6 - 40.4)
Baseline log HIV Viral load (median, IQR) 4.49 (2.34 - 5.26) 5.19 (4.11 - 5.52) 4.67 3.17 (1.40 - 4.66)
Age months 24 (12 - 72) 25 (5 - 84) 78 (48 - 108) 60 (7 - 114)
(median, IQR)     
Weight for age z-score Not available -2.8 (-3.5- -0.5) -2.2 (-3.1- -1.3) -2.0(-4.8- -0.2)
(median, range)