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Volume 14, Number 3—March 2008

Human Tuberculosis Caused by Mycobacterium bovis, Taiwan

Ruwen Jou*Comments to Author , Wei-Lun Huang*, and Chen-Yuan Chiang†
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China; †International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France;

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Characteristics of 15 patients with tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis, Taiwan, 2004–2005

Patient no. Age at diagnosis, y Sex Type of tuberculosis Ethnicity Region
1 53 M Pulmonary Aboriginal Northern
2 71 M Pulmonary Han Central
3 76 M Pulmonary Han Central
4 84 M Pulmonary Han Southern
5 71 F Pulmonary Aboriginal Eastern
6 55 M Pulmonary Aboriginal Eastern
7 51 M Pulmonary Aboriginal Eastern
8 65 F Pulmonary Aboriginal Eastern
9 51 M Pulmonary Han Eastern
10 90 M Pulmonary Han Eastern
11 34 M Pulmonary Aboriginal Eastern
12 81 M Pulmonary Han Eastern
13 64 F Pulmonary Aboriginal Eastern
14 44 M Bladder/urinary Aboriginal Eastern
15 43 M Pulmonary/miliary Aboriginal Eastern

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