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Table 1 Population density, PTB incidence and MTC isolates per sanitary jurisdiction (January 2006 to March 2010)

From: Genetic diversity of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex in San Luis Potosí, México

Sanitary jurisdiction Incidence rates and isolates analyzed*
Name Municipalities Area (km2) Inhabitants Inhabitants/km2 Cases (%)† Incidence rate‡ MTC isolates (%)§
I 2 1,724.1 1,054,522 611.6 352 (26.3) 7.9 39 (16.5)
II 11 21,757.9 216,348 9.9 28 (2.1) 3.0 8 (3.4)
III 13 13,447.0 273,705 20.4 28 (2.1) 2.4 3 (1.3)
IV 12 12,410.1 239,800 19.3 122 (9.1) 12.0 39 (16.5)
V 9 8,900.0 372,945 41.9 329 (24.6) 20.8 53 (22.4)
VI 11 2,306.8 338,193 146.6 480 (35.8) 33.4 95 (40.1)
Total 58 60,545.9 2,495,513 41.2 1339 (100.0) 12.6 237 (100.0)
  1. *MTC, Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.
  2. †PTB cases confirmed by positive acid-fast bacilli smear.
  3. ‡PTB cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
  4. §MTC cultures recovered and analyzed by spoligotyping.