Genome Scan of M. tuberculosis Infection and Disease in Ugandans


Tuberculosis (TB), caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), is an enduring public health problem globally, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Several studies have suggested a role for host genetic susceptibility in increased risk for TB but results across studies have been equivocal. As part of a household contact study of Mtb infection and disease in… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004094


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@article{Stein2008GenomeSO, title={Genome Scan of M. tuberculosis Infection and Disease in Ugandans}, author={Catherine M. Stein and Sarah K. Zalwango and Lashaunda L Malone and Sungho Won and Harriet Mayanja-Kizza and Roy D. Mugerwa and Dmitry V. Leontiev and Cheryl L. Thompson and Kevin C. Cartier and Robert C. Elston and S. R. K. Iyengar and W Henry Boom and Christopher C Whalen}, journal={PLoS ONE}, year={2008}, volume={3}, pages={220 - 226} }