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Table 1 Values of the Cu / Zn ratio in patients with MDR-TB at different monitoring stages

From: Assessments of serum copper and zinc concentration, and the Cu/Zn ratio determination in patients with multidrug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Côte d’Ivoire

MDR-TB Patients Cu / Zn ratio during the treatment follow up stages Control Normal Value
  M0 M3 M6   
Male 5.71 ± 2.0a 3.34 ± 3.2ab 3.08 ± 0.7ab 1.29 ± 0.1 1.14–1.29
Female 4.13 ± 2.5a 3.26 ± 0.7ab 2.93 ± 0.6ab 1.21 ± 0.1