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Table 4 Association between M.tb Beijing genotype and drug-resistance gene mutations

From: Detection of Beijing strains of MDR M. tuberculosis and their association with drug resistance mutations in katG, rpoB, and embB genes

Gene Beijing genotype (n = 76) Non-Beijing genotypes (n = 305) OR (95% CI) p-Value*
katG315 43 (56.58%) 73 (23.93%) 4.14 (2.45 – 6.99) <  0.0001
rpoB531 29 (38.16%) 49 (16.07%) 3.22 (1.85 – 5.61) <  0.0001
embB306 21 (27.63%) 38 (12.46%) 2.68 (1.46–4.92) 0.0014
  1. *A p value of < 0.05 was considered statistically significant