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Volume 19, Number 7—July 2013

Letter

MDR TB Transmission, Singapore

Cynthia B.E. CheeComments to Author , Li-Yang Hsu, Li-Hwei Sng, Yee-Sin Leo, Jeffery Cutter, and Yee-Tang Wang
Author affiliations: Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore (C.B.E. Chee, Y.-S. Leo, Y.-T. Wang); National University of Singapore, Singapore (L.-Y. Hsu); Singapore General Hospital, Singapore (L.-H. Sng); Ministry of Health, Singapore (J. Cutter)

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Spoligotype and 24-loci MIRU-VNTR typing results for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates recovered from 3 patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). Patient A (index case-patient), Burma-born man with TB, incarcerated in Singapore correctional facility; patient B, Singapore-born man with HIV infection and TB, who transported prisoners in Singapore; patient C, Singapore-born man with HIV infection and TB, who shared cell with patient A. MIRU-VNTR, mycobacterial interspersed repe

Figure. . Spoligotype and 24-loci MIRU-VNTR typing results for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates recovered from 3 patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). Patient A (index case-patient), Burma-born man with TB, incarcerated in Singapore correctional facility; patient B, Singapore-born man with HIV infection and TB, who transported prisoners in Singapore; patient C, Singapore-born man with HIV infection and TB, who shared cell with patient A. MIRU-VNTR, mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units–variable number tandem repeat.

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