A recently evolved sublineage of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing strain family is associated with an increased ability to spread and cause disease.

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@article{Hanekom2007ARE, title={A recently evolved sublineage of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing strain family is associated with an increased ability to spread and cause disease.}, author={Madelene Hanekom and Gian D. van der Spuy and Elizabeth Maria Streicher and S L Ndabambi and Chris McEvoy and M. Kidd and Nulda Beyers and Thomas Calldo Victor and Paul D van Helden and Rob Warren}, journal={Journal of clinical microbiology}, year={2007}, volume={45 5}, pages={1483-90} }