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Volume 15, Number 2—February 2009

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Vaccine-induced Immunity Circumvented by Typical Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing Strains

Kristin KremerComments to Author , Marieke J. van der Werf, Betty K.Y. Au, Dang D. Anh, Kai M. Kam, H. Rogier van Doorn, Martien W. Borgdorff, and Dick van Soolingen
Author affiliations: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (K. Kremer, B.K.Y. Au, D. van Soolingen); KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, the Netherlands (M.J. van der Werf, M.W. Borgdorff); National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam (D.D. Anh); Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China (K.M. Kam); University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (H.R. van Doorn, M.W. Borgdorff)

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Figure 2

Proportion of atypical Beijing strains among persons with Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing clade strains in Vietnam, the Netherlands, and Hong Kong, by patient age. The data point of the >75-year age category from the data from Vietnam was omitted because the group contained only 1 patient.

Figure 2. Proportion of atypical Beijing strains among persons with Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing clade strains in Vietnam, the Netherlands, and Hong Kong, by patient age. The data point of the >75-year age category from the data from Vietnam was omitted because the group contained only 1 patient.

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