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Figure 1: Schematic flow of study design. IRL, intermediate reference laboratory Accredited laboratory by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme, India; AIIMS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi; AFB, acid-fast bacilli; MGIT-960, mycobacterial growth indicator tube; ICA, immunochromatographic assay; FQs, fluoroquinolones; KM, kanamycin; DST, drug susceptibility testing; SLDs, second-line drugs; Mtb, Mycobacterium tuberculosis; TB, Tuberculosis; MDR-TB, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis; XDR-TB, extensively drug-resistant TB; Pre-XDR-TB Mtb isolates resistant to first-line drugs (FLDs) and resistant to second-line injectables or any one of the fluoroquinolones.

Figure 1: Schematic flow of study design. IRL, intermediate reference laboratory Accredited laboratory by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme, India; AIIMS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi; AFB, acid-fast bacilli; MGIT-960, mycobacterial growth indicator tube; ICA, immunochromatographic assay; FQs, fluoroquinolones; KM, kanamycin; DST, drug susceptibility testing; SLDs, second-line drugs; <i>Mtb, Mycobacterium tuberculosis</i>; TB, Tuberculosis; MDR-TB, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis; XDR-TB, extensively drug-resistant TB; Pre-XDR-TB <i>Mtb</i> isolates resistant to first-line drugs (FLDs) and resistant to second-line injectables or any one of the fluoroquinolones.