Multistate outbreak of MDR TB identified by genotype cluster investigation

Pennan M. Barry, Tracie J. Gardner, Elizabeth Funk, Eyal Oren, Kimberly Field, Tambi Shaw, Adam J. Langer

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In 2008, diagnosis and investigation of 2 multidrugresistant tuberculosis cases with matching genotypes led to identification of an outbreak among foreign-born persons who performed short-term seafood production work in Alaska during 2006. Tuberculosis control programs should consider the possibility of domestic transmission even among foreign-born patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-116
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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