First molecular epidemiology study of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Burkina Faso.

@article{Godreuil2007FirstME,
  title={First molecular epidemiology study of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Burkina Faso.},
  author={Sylvain Godreuil and Gabriela Torrea and Dominique Terru and François Chevenet and Serge P. Diagbouga and Philip Supply and Philippe Van de Perre and C. Carri{\`e}re and Anne Laure Ba{\~n}uls},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={921-7}
}
We conducted a molecular epidemiology study on 120 Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients presenting pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in Burkina Faso. Classical antibiogram studies and genetic characterization, using mycobacterial interspersed repetitive-unit-variable-number tandem-repeat (MIRU-VNTR) typing and spoligotyping, were applied after… CONTINUE READING