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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: Multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a report of cosmopolitan microbial migration and an analysis of best management practices

Patient Sex Age at diagnosis Country of birth Diagnosis Disease mani-festation AFB
microscopy
TB culture from respiratory sample IGRA
Patient 1 F 20 y Sudan 05/2018 Pulmonary +++ + +
Patient 2 M 6 mo Germany 05/2018 Pulmonary +++ + +
Patient 3 M 28 y Sudan 08/2018 Pulmonary (+) + +
Patient 4 F 3 y + 10 mo Sudan 07/2018 Pulmonary +
Patient 5 F 19 y Sudan 06/2018 Pulmonary (+) + +
Patient 6 M 6 mo Germany 06/2018 Pulmonary ++ + +
Patient 7 (index) M 50 y Georgia 06/2017 Pulmonary +++ + +
  1. Legend: AFB Acid Fast Bacili, F female, M male, y years, mo months, AFB acid fast bacilli, TB Tuberculosis, IGRA Interferon-Gamma-Release Assay, AFB microscopy: +: 10–99 AFB/100 fields; ++: 1–9 AFB/field; +++: > 9/field