Volume 17, Number 3—March 2011
Tuberculosis Outbreak Investigations in the United States, 2002–2008
|Prolonged infectious period||24|
|Delayed diagnosis because of late access to care||6|
|Nonadherence with treatment||5|
| Mistrust or fear of public health system
|Incomplete contact investigation||10|
|Crowded setting with high-risk population||7|
*TB, tuberculosis; CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
†Categories not mutually exclusive.
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