MDR TB Transmission, Singapore
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.