Table 6– Treatment outcome among 979 non-extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) cases by category, Latvia, 2000–2004#
OutcomeNever treated for TB or ≤1 month of treatmentPreviously treated for TBPreviously treated for MDR-TBTotal
Cure271 (75.5)344 (66.2)48 (48.0)663 (67.7)
Completion10 (2.8)6 (1.1)0 (0)16 (1.6)
Death15 (4.2)31 (6.0)10 (10.0)56 (5.7)
Default46 (12.8)81 (15.6)15 (15.0)142 (14.5)
Failure16 (4.4)58 (11.1)27 (27.0)101 (10.3)
On treatment1 (0.3)1 (0.1)
Total359 (36.7)520 (53.1)100 (10.2)979 (100)
  • Data are presented as n (%). MDR-TB: multidrug-resistant TB. #: year 2000 for civilians only.