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Table 1 Culture-confirmed cases of recurrent tuberculosis, 2007–2016

From: Recurrence of tuberculosis in a low-incidence setting: a retrospective cross-sectional study augmented by whole genome sequencing

Characteristics First Episode N (%) Reactivation N (%) Reinfection N (%)
Male 11 (73.33) 10 (66.66) 1 (6.67)
Female 4 (26.67) 3 (20.00) 1 (6.67)
Initial smear-positive disease 7 (46.66) 7 (46.66) 0 (0)
Initial smear-negative disease 7 (46.66) 5 (33.33) 2 (13.33)
Initial pulmonary disease 14 (93.33) 12 (80.00) 2 (13.33)
Initial extra-pulmonary disease 1 (6.67) 1 (6.67) 0 (0)
Total genotyped recurrent cases 15 (100.00) 13 (86.67) 2 (13.33)