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Table 1 Epidemiologic factors, manifestations of tuberculosis

From: Extensively drug resistant tuberculosis in a high income country: A report of four unrelated cases

  Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3 Patient 4
Country of Origin Georgia Russia, Sibiria Yugoslawia Russia
Risc Factors for TB   smoking, alcohol abuse smoking, alcohol abuse smoking
HIV Status not infected not infected not infected not infected
Culture isolate M. tuberculosis M. tuberculosis M. tuberculosis M. tuberculosis
TB manifestation at time of immigration and at time of XDR TB diagnosis reactivated open pulmonary tuberculosis with bilateral cavernous formations reactivated open pulmonary tuberculosis with bilateral cavernous formations reactivated open pulmonary tuberculosis with bilateral cavernous formations reactivated open pulmonary tuberculosis affecting both lungs with a cavernous formation in the left upper lobe
Extrapulmonary manifestation none right sided Otitis media none none