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Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011

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Multidrug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Southwestern Colombia

Beatriz E. FerroComments to Author , Luisa Maria Nieto, Juan C. Rozo, Liliana Forero, and Dick van Soolingen
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas, Cali, Colombia (B.E. Ferro, L.M. Nieto, J.C. Rozo); Secretaría Departamental de Salud del Valle del Cauca, Cali (L. Forero); National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (D. van Soolingen); University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands (D. van Soolingen)

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Table 1

Frequency of genotypes by family in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Valle del Cauca, Colombia, 2007–2008*

Family No. (%) isolates Patient data
M/F No. with susceptible isolates/
no. with MDR isolates No. with new treatment/
no. previously treated
Beijing 25 (15.6) 9/16 1/24 13/11†
LAM1 4 (2.5) 4/0 4/0 4/0
LAM2 6 (3.8) 4/2 3/3 3/2†
LAM3 5 (3.1) 2/3 3/2 3/2
LAM6 1 (0.6) 1/0 1/0 0/1
LAM9 32 (20) 21/11 24/8 19/12†
H1 32 (20) 17/15 22/10 15/17
H3 4 (2.5) 2/2 4/0 4/0
T1 9 (5.6) 4/5 9/0 8/0†
U 9 (5.6) 6/3 2/7 3/6
U (LAM30) 2 (1.3) 2/0 2/0 1/1
X1 4 (2.5) 3/1 1/3 2/2
X3 2 (1.3) 2/0 2/0 2/0
Orphan1 1 (0.6) 0/1 1/0 1/0
Orphan2 2 (1.3) 0/2 0/2 1/1
Orphan3 1 (0.6) 0/1 1/0 1/0
Orphan4 2 (1.3) 1/1 0/2 2/0
Orphan5 1 (0.6) 1/0 0/1 0/1
Orphan6 1 (0.6) 0/1 0/1 1/0
Orphan7 1 (0.6) 1/0 0/1 0/1
Orphan8 1 (0.6) 0/1 0/1 1/0
Orphan9 1 (0.6) 0/1 0/1 0/1
Orphan10 1 (0.6) 1/0 0/1 0/1
Orphan11 1 (0.6) 1/0 0/1 0/1
Orphan12 6 (3.8) 5/1 0/6 2/4
Orphan13 1 (0.6) 1/0 1/0 1/0
Orphan14 1 (0.6) 1/0 0/1 0/1
Orphan15 1 (0.6) 1/0 1/0 1/0
Orphan16 1 (0.6) 1/0 1/0 0/0†
Orphan17 2 (1.3) 2/0 2/0 0/2
Total 160 (100) 93/67 84/76 87/68

*MDR, multidrug resistant.
†Complete data were not available for 5 genotypes.

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