Annual Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection Risk and Interpretation of Clustering Statistics
Emilia Vynnycky* , Martien W. Borgdorff†, Dick van Soolingen‡, and Paul E.M. Fine*
Author affiliations: *London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, England; †Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association, The Hague, the Netherlands; ‡National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands
Figure 5. Comparison between model predictions of the clustering in different age groups and the proportion of disease attributable to recent infection or reinfection in the Netherlands and in settings in which the annual risk for infection has remained unchanged over time at 0.1%, 1%, and 3%.
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