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Volume 14, Number 11—November 2008

Research

Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis 
Outbreak among US-bound Hmong 
Refugees, Thailand, 2005

John E. OeltmannComments to Author , Jay K. Varma, Luis Ortega, Yecai Liu, Thomas O’Rourke, Maria Cano, Theresa A. Harrington, Sean Toney, Warren Jones, Samart Karuchit, Lois Diem, Dhanida Rienthong, Jordan W. Tappero, Kashef Ijaz, and Susan A. Maloney
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J.E. Oeltmann, L. Ortega, Y. Liu, M. Cano, T. Harrington, S. Toney, L. Diem, K. Ijaz, S.A. Maloney); Thailand Ministry of Public Health–US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Collaboration, Bangkok, Thailand (J.K. Varma, S. Karuchit, J.W. Tappero); The International Organization for Migration, Bangkok (T. O’Rourke, W. Jones); Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok (D. Rienthong);

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Figure 2

Locations of dwellings within camp for Hmong refugees with tuberculosis (TB), Thailand, February 2005. Symbols indicate dwellings of patients with the following types of TB: red triangles, multidrug-resistant; yellow squares, resistant to >1 anti-TB medications but not MDR TB; blue circles, pansusceptible; green circles, unknown drug-susceptibility testing results.

Figure 2. Locations of dwellings within camp for Hmong refugees with tuberculosis (TB), Thailand, February 2005. Symbols indicate dwellings of patients with the following types of TB: red triangles, multidrug-resistant; yellow squares, resistant to >1 anti-TB medications but not MDR TB; blue circles, pansusceptible; green circles, unknown drug-susceptibility testing results.

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