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Table 1 Previous first-line antituberculosis treatment status among previously treated tuberculosis patients at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Chest Clinic, Accra

From: A cross-sectional study of tuberculosis drug resistance among previously treated patients in a tertiary hospital in Accra, Ghana: public health implications of standardized regimens

Treatment status In study
(N = 112*)
Excluded
(N = 43)
Prior Cat I therapy
 Failure or Relapse after prior therapy 80 (71.4%) 35 (81.4%)
 Default of prior therapy 1 (0.9%) 2 (4.5%)
 AFB smear-positive after 2 months of therapy 8 (7.1%) 2 (4.5%)
 Smear-positive after 1 month of therapy 2 (1.8%) 0 (0.0%)
Prior Cat II therapy
 AFB smear-positive after 5 months of therapy 14 (13.3%) 4 (9.1%)
  1. *Treatment classification data was missing for 7 patients