Title
Possible outbreak of streptomycin-resistant **Mycobacterium tuberculosis** Beijing in BeninPossible outbreak of streptomycin-resistant **Mycobacterium tuberculosis** Beijing in Benin
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences. Pharmacy
Research group
Laboratory for Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene (LMPH)
Publication type
article
Publication
Atlanta, Ga,
Subject
Human medicine
Source (journal)
Emerging infectious diseases / National Center for Infectious Diseases. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. - Atlanta, Ga
Volume/pages
15(2009):7, p. 1123-1125
ISSN
1080-6040
ISI
000267726100024
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
Using geographic information system and molecular tools, we characterized a possible outbreak of tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing strain in 17 patients in Cotonou, Benin, during July 2005October 2006. Most patients lived or worked in the same area and frequented the same local drinking bar. The isolates were streptomycin resistant.
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https://repository.uantwerpen.be/docman/irua/0b4acb/be600422.pdf
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