Mycobacterium tuberculosis Genotype and Case Notification Rates, Rural Vietnam, 2003–2006
Tran N. Buu, Mai N.T. Huyen, Nguyen N.T. Lan, Hoang T. Quy, Nguyen V. Hen, Matteo Zignol, Martien W. Borgdorff, Dick van Soolingen, and Frank G.J. Cobelens
Author affiliations: Pham Ngoc Thach Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (T.N. Buu, M.N.T. Huyen, N.T.N. Lan, H.T. Quy); Tien Giang Provincial Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Hospital, My Tho, Vietnam (N.V. Hen); World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (M. Zignol); KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, the Netherlands (M.W. Borgdorff, F.G.J. Cobelens); Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (M.W. Borgdorff, F.G.J. Cobelens); National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (D. van Soolingen)
Figure 5. Number of new smear-positive tuberculosis cases, by mycobacterial genotype and patient age, Vietnam, 2003–2006. A), All patients; B) patients 15–24 years of age; C) patients 25–64 years of age; D) patients >65 years of age. White columns, other genotypes; gray columns, Vietnam genotype; black columns, Beijing genotype.
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