Background: Tuberculosis including multidrug resistance is a major public health problem in Bangladesh. Result of an advance treatment outcome of multidrug resistance is extended drug resistance tuberculosis.
Objective: This study was intended to observe the genotypes of XDR mycobacterium tuberculosis by determining 24 loci MIRU-VNTR analysis.
Methods: A total of 98 multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) isolates collected through Xpert MTB/RIF assay. They were subjected to 2nd line (Fluoroquinolones, kanamycin, capreomycin and amikacin) drug susceptibility testing through line probe assay (LPA) in a view to detect extensively drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB).