Exogenous reinfection with multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in patients with advanced HIV infection.

@article{Small1993ExogenousRW,
  title={Exogenous reinfection with multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in patients with advanced HIV infection.},
  author={Peter M. Small and Robert W. Shafer and P. Hopewell and Satinder Pal Singh and Martin J. Murphy and Edward Desmond and Marcelino Sierra and Gary K. Schoolnik},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={328 16},
  pages={1137-44}
}
BACKGROUND In the United States there have been recent outbreaks of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. These outbreaks have primarily involved persons infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). METHODS We collected clinical information on 17 patients seen at a New York City hospital who had repeatedly positive cultures for Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Analysis of restriction-fragment--length polymorphisms (RFLPs) was performed on serial isolates of M. tuberculosis obtained from these… CONTINUE READING

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