Table 5– Treatment outcome among 48 extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) cases, by category, Latvia, 2000–2004#
OutcomeNever treated for TB or ≤1 month of treatmentPreviously treated for TBPreviously treated for MDR-TBTotal
Cure10 (50)4 (33)4 (25)18 (38)
Completion0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
Death2 (10)2 (17)0 (0)4 (8)
Default1 (5)1 (8)1 (6)3 (6)
Failure7 (7)5 (42)11 (69)23 (48)
Total20 (42)12 (25)16 (33)48 (100)
  • Data are presented as n (%). MDR-TB: multidrug-resistant TB. #: year 2000 for civilians only.