Volume 8, Number 11—November 2002
Rifampin- and Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Russian Civilians and Prison Inmates: Dominance of the Beijing Strain Family
|Location||Proportion (n=68)||No. of VNTR type resistant to rifampin (%)a||Proportion of VNTR type sensitive to rifampin (%)|
|Prison TB colony||30||27 (90)||3 (10)|
|CD1||5||3 (60)||2 (40)|
|City hospital 1||7||3 (42.9)||4 (57.1)|
|Novokuibyshevsk town laboratory||12||7 (58.3)||5 (41.7)|
|Oblast regional TB laboratory||11||10 (90.9)||1 (9.1)|
aNo rpoB amplification in one culture in this group.
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