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What does R stand for?

R stands for Rifampicin

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He found that between 88 to 95 percent of the isolates were resistant to rifampicin and that around 75 percent were resistant to tetracycline, an antibiotic commonly used to treat a range of infections in humans.
Extensively drug-resistant TB is defined as a form of TB caused by bacteria that are resistant to isoniazid and rifampicin as well as any fluoroquinolone and any of the second-line anti-TB injectable drugs such as amikacin or capreomycin.