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Volume 18, Number 8—August 2012

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Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Transmission and Resistance Amplification within Families

James A. SeddonComments to Author , Rob M. Warren, Donald A. Enarson, Nulda Beyers, and H. Simon Schaaf
Author affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (J.A. Seddon); Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa (J.A. Seddon, R.M. Warren, N. Beyers, H.S. Schaaf); International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France (D.A, Enarson); and Tygerberg Children’s Hospital, Tygerberg (H.S. Schaaf)

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Patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis in families 1 (A) and 2 (B), South Africa, 2008–2010. Gray shading indicates person identified with tuberculosis; arrows indicate child index case-patients; circles indicate female family members; squares indicate male family members.

Figure 1. . . Patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis in families 1 (A) and 2 (B), South Africa, 2008–2010. Gray shading indicates person identified with tuberculosis; arrows indicate child index case-patients; circles indicate female family members; squares indicate male family members.

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