Table 2


CurePatient who is smear negative at (or 1 month before) the completion of treatment and on at least one previous occasion
Treatment completedPatient who has completed treatment but for whom smear results are not available on at least two occasions before the completion of treatment
Treatment failurePatient who remains or becomes smear positive 5 months or more after starting treatment
DefaultedPatient whose treatment has been interrupted for more than 2 consecutive months before the end of the course of treatment