Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 17th, 2000
Researchers conducted a study to analyze "the frequency of reinfection in an outbreak of tuberculosis caused by a strain of Mycobacterium bovis resistant to 12 antituberculosis drugs (MDR-B), that involved 30 HIV infected patients in the University Hospital of Malaga," reported A. Rivero and colleagues from the University Hospital Reina Sofia, the University Hospital Virgen de la Victoria, and the University of Zaragoza.
"Of the 30 cases, 11 (36.6%) had been diagnosed with bacteriologically confirmed tuberculosis (TB) 254 days (median before the...
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