Multiple Introductions of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis into Households, Lima, Peru
Ted Cohen , Megan Murray, Ibrahim Abubakar, Zibiao Zhang, Alexander Sloutsky, Fernando Arteaga, Katiuska Chalco, Molly F. Franke, and Mercedes C. Becerra
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (T. Cohen, M. Murray, Z. Zhang, M.C. Becerra); Harvard School of Public Health, Boston (T. Cohen, M. Murray); University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (I. Abubakar); Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK (I. Abubakar); University of Massachusetts Medical School, Boston (A. Sloutsky); Partners In Health, Boston and Lima, Peru (F. Arteaga, K. Chalco, M.F. Franke, M.C. Becerra); and Harvard Medical School, Boston (M.F. Franke, M.C. Becerra)
Figure. Numbers of households classified as having multiple multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis introductions by 6 definitions of matching genotypes, Lima, Peru, 1996–2004. MIRU-VNTR, mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit–variable number tandem repeat.
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