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Volume 24, Number 11—November 2018

Outbreak of Tuberculosis and Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis, Mbuji-Mayi Central Prison, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Michel Kaswa KayomoComments to Author , Epco Hasker, Muriel Aloni, Léontine Nkuku, Marcel Kazadi, Thierry Kabengele, Dorcas Muteteke, François Kapita, Alphonse Lufulwabo, Ya Diul Mukadi, Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum, Margareta Ieven, Bouke C. de Jong, and Marleen Boelaert
Author affiliations: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium (M.K. Kayomo, E. Hasker, B.C. de Jong, M. Boelaert); National Tuberculosis Program, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (M.K. Kayomo, M. Aloni, M. Kazadi, T. Kabengele, D. Muteteke, F. Kapita, A. Lufulwabo); Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale, Kinshasa (M.K. Kayomo, M. Aloni, L. Nkuku, J.-J. Muyembe-Tamfum); Université de Kinshasa, Kinshasa (M.K. Kayomo, M. Aloni, J.-J. Muyembe-Tamfum); US Agency for International Development, Washington, DC, USA (Y.D. Mukadi); University of Antwerp, Antwerp (M. Ieven)

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Table 1

HIV screening results among inmates at Mbuji-Mayi Central Prison, Democratic Republic of the Congo, March 2015

Characteristic No. (%)
No. inmates housed in the prison 918 (100)
No. inmates who received pretest counseling 879 (95.7)
No. inmates who accepted testing 753 (85.6)
No. inmates tested 539 (71.6)
No. HIV-positive inmates 8 (1.5)
No. inmates with tuberculosis and HIV co-infection 5 (0.9)

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