Volume 8, Number 11—November 2002
Tuberculosis Genotyping Network, United States
Identifying the Sources of Tuberculosis in Young Children: A Multistate Investigation
|Source-patient isolate||Secondary patient isolate (children <5 years of age)||Drug-susceptibility comparison (patient pairs)||Genotype comparison (patient pairs)|
|Isoniazid, rifampin||Isoniazid, rifampin, ethambutol, streptomycin||Discordant||Concordant|
|Isoniazid, streptomycin||Isoniazid, streptomycin||Concordant||Concordant|
aTuberculosis patients <5 years of age and their suspected source patients.
bIsolate from source patient was not tested for ethionamide resistance.
cUndetermined, results unknown for one or both patients.
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