Volume 23, Number 3—March 2017
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Transmission among Elderly Persons, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, 2009–2015
|Epidemiologic link||24Beijing-VNTR profile, no. (%)
||Crude odds ratio (95% CI)*|
|Indistinguishable, n = 116||Single-locus variant, n = 57|
|Linked||42 (36.2)||11 (19.3)||1.0|
|Possibly linked||16 (13.8)||1 (1.8)||0.2 (0.03–2.0)|
|Not linked||58 (50.0)||45 (78.9)||3.0 (1.4–6.4)|
*CIs that do not overlap the null value of odds ratio = 1 are shown in bold.
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