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Volume 8, Number 11—November 2002
Tuberculosis Genotyping

Tuberculosis Genotyping Network, United States

Identifying the Sources of Tuberculosis in Young Children: A Multistate Investigation

Sumi J. Sun*Comments to Author , Diane E. Bennett†, Jennifer Flood*, Ann M. Loeffler*, Steve Kammerer†, and Barbara A. Ellis†
Author affiliations: *California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, California, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA;

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Table 2

Drug-susceptibility patterns for isolates from culture-confirmed patients <5 years of age with and without a suspected source patient identifieda

Suspected source patient identified Source patient not identified
Ethionamide Isoniazid
Streptomycin Streptomycin
Streptomycin Streptomycin
Isonazid, streptomycin Pyrazinamide
Isonazid, streptomycin Pyrazinamide
Isonazid, rifampin, ethambutol streptomycin Isoniazid, streptomycin
Isoniazid, rifampin
Isoniazid, ethambutol, streptomycin

aThrough routine public health investigations.

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