Volume 22, Number 8—August 2016
Multistate US Outbreak of Rapidly Growing Mycobacterial Infections Associated with Medical Tourism to the Dominican Republic, 2013–20141
|Most common procedures‡|
|Buttocks augmentation||8 (38)|
|Breast augmentation||6 (29)|
|Breast reduction||4 (19)|
|Median no. procedures received (range)||2 (1–6)|
*Values are no. (%) except as indicated. Residency data are missing for 1 patient. RGM, rapidly growing mycobacteria.
†Among 15 case-patients whose charts were abstracted.
‡>1 answer possible per patient.
1Preliminary results from this study were presented at the 2014 Council and State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference; June 22–26, 2014; Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
2Members of the RGM Outbreak Investigation Team are listed at the end of this article.