Volume 8, Number 11—November 2002
Rifampin- and Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Russian Civilians and Prison Inmates: Dominance of the Beijing Strain Family
|Location||No. of Beijing isolates||No. of Beijing isolates resistant to rifampin (%)||No. of isolates resistant to rifampin||% of rifampin-resistant isolates|
|Prison TB colony||40||31 (77.5)||36a||86.1|
|City hospital 1||18||14 (77.8)||18||77.8|
|Novokuibyshevsk town laboratory||12||7 (58.3)||9||77.8|
|Oblast regional TB laboratory||14||10 (71.4)||11||90.9|
aFour gave no amplification; numbers too small to evaluate for city dispensary l.
Page created: July 19, 2010
Page updated: July 19, 2010
Page reviewed: July 19, 2010
The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by any of the groups named above.