Use of Spatial Information to Predict Multidrug Resistance in Tuberculosis Patients, Peru
Hsien-Ho Lin, Sonya S. Shin, Carmen Contreras, Luis Asencios, Christopher J. Paciorek, and Ted Cohen
Author affiliations: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (H.H. Lin, S.S. Shin, T. Cohen); Mennonite Christian Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan (H.H. Lin); National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (H.H. Lin); Partners In Health, Boston (S.S. Shin); Socios En Salud Sucursal Peru, Lima, Peru (C. Contreras); Instituto Nacional de Salud, Lima (L. Asencios); Harvard School of Public Health, Boston (C.J. Paciorek, T. Cohen); University of California, Berkeley, California, USA (C.J. Paciorek)
Figure 1. . . . Spatial distribution of drug-sensitive (black triangles) and drug-resistant (red triangles) tuberculosis among patients who received drug susceptibility testing, Lima Ciudad and Lima Este, Peru, 2005–2007. A small random error was added to the spatial coordinates for each patient to protect confidentiality.
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