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Arch Inst Pasteur Madagascar. 2003;69(1-2):37-40.

[A case of pulmonary multiresistant Mycobacterium bovis tuberculosis in Madagascar].

[Article in French]

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Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, BP 1274, 101 Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Abstract

We report a chronic case of pulmonary tuberculosis in a Malagasy citizen from Antsohihy (West of Madagascar), who was infected with a multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium bovis strain. This is the first case reported of the isolation of such a strain in Madagascar.

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15678814
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