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Volume 12, Number 7—July 2006

Tuberculosis Outbreak in Marijuana Users, Seattle, Washington, 2004

John E. Oeltmann*Comments to Author , Eyal Oren†, Maryam B. Haddad*, Linda K. Lake†, Theresa A. Harrington*, Kashef Ijaz*, and Masahiro Narita†‡
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Public Health–Seattle and King County Tuberculosis Control Program, Seattle, Washington, USA; ‡University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

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Table 2

Chest radiograph dates and results, N = 11

Patient HIV infection Date of normal chest radiograph before TB diagnosis Date of first abnormal chest radiograph consistent with TB No. days between normal and abnormal chest radiographs Cavitary disease
1* Declined Undocumented 12/24/2003 Yes
2 Negative Undocumented 2/22/2004 No
3 Negative 2/7/2004 4/19/2004 72 Yes
4 Negative 2/10/2004 4/25/2004 75 Yes
5 Positive 1/13/2004 5/13/2004 121 No
6 Negative Undocumented 6/18/2004 Yes
7 Negative 5/15/2004 6/24/2004 40 Yes
8 Negative Undocumented 7/9/2004 No
9 Negative 8/17/2003 7/23/2004 341 Yes
10 Negative 5/14/2003 8/30/2004 474 Yes
11 Negative Undocumented 8/26/2004 No

*Source case.

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