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What does E stand for?

E stands for Ethambutol

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A nationally representative survey of about 4 000 people with tuberculosis showed that, in 2007, one-third of new cases as well as more than a half of previously treated cases had tuberculosis resistant to at least one of the first-line drugs - isoniazid, rifampicin, ethambutol, and streptomycin.
The patient is put on four first-line drugs: isoniazid (INH), rifampicin (RIF), pyrazinamide (PZA) and ethambutol (EMB), for a specified period until sputum conversion, treatment failure or relapse intervenes.