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BACKGROUND Traditional contact investigation is an important tool for controlling tuberculosis. It may also help to indicate drug susceptibility patterns when Mycobacterium tuberculosis cultures are not available. Such investigations often underestimate the degree of transmission found by genotyping, but overestimation may also occur. This report is the(More)
In 1996, 30 patients with tuberculosis were reported from Haukeland University Hospital to the Norwegian Tuberculosis Registry. Culturing proved 63% with mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis). 13 of the patients, eight adults and five children, all natives, were identified as close relatives or friends (cluster). M. tuberculosis with identical(More)
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