Male n (%) 24 (65)
Age, yr (median, yr) 73.9±14.9 (78)
Clinical diagnosis  
  Pulmonary TB 26
  Miliary 5
  Pulmonary and pleural 4
  Pleural TB 2
Initial treatment with Z n (%) 23 (62)
Main adverse effect  
  Liver dysfunction 14
  Eruption 9
  Fever 8
  Others 6
Total deaths 7
Cause of death  
  Congestive heart failure 5
  Renal failure 1
  Cerebral infarction 1
LST (positive:negative) 10:14
Treatment completion n (%) 30 (81)
Final treatment  
  HRE 25
  HREZ 2
  Others 3
TB: tuberculosis, LST: lymphocyte stimulation test, H: isoniazid
R: rifampicin, E: ethambutol, Z: pyrazinamide
Table 2: Characteristics of the patients.