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Volume 14, Number 6—June 2008

Research

Tuberculosis from Mycobacterium bovis in Binational Communities, United States

Timothy C. Rodwell*Comments to Author , Marisa Moore†‡, Kathleen S. Moser†, Stephanie K. Brodine§, and Steffanie A. Strathdee*
Author affiliations: *University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, USA; †County of San Diego Health and Human Services, San Diego, California, USA; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Diego, California, USA; §San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA;

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Table 1

Proportional contribution of Mycobacterium bovis and M. tuberculosis to total culture-positive TB cases, San Diego County, California, 1994–2005*

Year Total TB cases Total no. (%) culture-positive TB cases† No. (%)‡ M. bovis cases No. (%)‡ M. tuberculosis cases
1994 420 334 (80) 17 (5) 317 (95)
1995 438 308 (70) 18 (6) 290 (94)
1996 384 302 (79) 11 (4) 291 (96)
1997 332 266 (80) 17 (6) 249 (94)
1998 342 270 (79) 31 (11) 239 (89)
1999 299 225 (75) 19 (8) 206 (92)
2000 295 262 (89) 20 (8) 242 (92)
2001 330 274 (83) 23 (8) 251 (92)
2002 317 272 (86) 25 (9) 247 (91)
2003 315 258 (82) 29 (11) 229 (89)
2004 320 271 (85) 27 (10) 244 (90)
2005 305 249 (82) 28 (11) 221 (89)

*TB, tuberculosis.
†Excludes 11 case-patients who had an isolate of M. tuberculosis complex resistant to pyrazinamide, but did not have species-level identification. Percent given is of all TB cases.
‡Percent given is of total culture-positive TB case-patients.

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