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Volume 9, Number 12—December 2003

Research

Multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in HIV-Infected Persons, Peru

Pablo E. Campos*†, Pedro G. Suarez‡§, Jorge Sanchez†, David Zavala‡, Jorge Arevalo‡, Eduardo Ticona‡, Charles M. Nolan*¶, Thomas M. Hooton*, and King K. Holmes*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; †Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru; ‡Peruvian Ministry of Health, Lima-Peru; §Asociacion Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion (IMPACTA), Lima, Peru; ¶Public Health Seattle-King County, Seattle, Washington, USA

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Table 4

Ranking of hospitals by number of newly diagnosed cases of AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), HIV, and TB co-infection, February 1999–January 2000a,b

Hospital No. AIDS patients reported during 1999c No. TB patients diagnosed during 1999 Total no. HIV-infected patients with a new diagnosis of TB No. (%) HIV-infected patients with a new diagnosis of TB interviewed No. MDR-TB ÷ total drug susceptibility test results available (%)
A
154
1,985
204
116 (57)
28/52 (54)
B
60
723
49
40 (82)
4/9 (44)
C
139
1,068
41
24 (59)
2/7 (29)
D
10
891
37
29 (78)
0/4 (0)
E
33
635
33
21 (64)
0/5 (0)
F
95
608
29
11 (38)
0/1 (0)
G
9
425
12
11 (92)
0/1 (0)
H
30
169
6
4 (67)
0/1 (0)
I
4
130
3
1 (33)
0/0 (NA)
J
2
131
1
1 (100)
1/1 (100)
Total 554 6,765 415 258 35/81 (43)

aAmong those co-infected with TB and HIV, the number (%) with MDR-TB.
bMDR-TB; multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
cNumber of AIDS cases reported to the National AIDS and STD Control Program.

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