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Volume 4, Number 1—March 1998


Zoonotic Tuberculosis due to Mycobacterium bovis in Developing Countries

O. Cosivi*, J.M. Grange, C.J. Daborn, M.C. Raviglione*, T. Fujikura, D. Cousins, R.A. Robinson, H.F.A.K. Huchzermeyer, I. de Kantor, and F.-X. Meslin*
Author affiliations: *World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; †Imperial College School of Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, London, United Kingdom; ‡Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland; ¶The University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia; §Department of Agriculture, South Perth, Australia; **College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA; ††Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa; and ‡‡Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Table 3

Isolates from suspected extrapulmonary tuberculosis patients, Tanzania, 1994 (14)

Occupation No. of samples M. tuberculosis M. bovis Neg
Livestock keeper 4 0 2 2
Farmers 6 2 1 3
Children 3 2 1 0
Unknown 6 3 0 3
Total 19 7 4 8

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