Treatment of Mycobacterium bovis infected tuberculosis patients: San Diego County, California, United States, 1994-2003.

@article{Lobue2005TreatmentOM,
  title={Treatment of Mycobacterium bovis infected tuberculosis patients: San Diego County, California, United States, 1994-2003.},
  author={Philip A Lobue and Kathleen S. Moser},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          333-8
        }
}
SETTING A local tuberculosis control program. OBJECTIVE To examine treatment completion rates of patients with Mycobacterium bovis disease and compare them with those of patients with M. tuberculosis disease. DESIGN Retrospective review of data from a tuberculosis surveillance computer database. RESULTS Data from 167 M. bovis patients and 928 M. tuberculosis patients were examined. Rates of treatment completion were not significantly different (78% vs. 82%, chi2 = 1.60, P = 0.174… CONTINUE READING

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