Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: application in epidemiologic studies.

Abstract

Genotyping is used to track specific isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a community. It has been successfully used in epidemiologic research (termed 'molecular epidemiology') to study the transmission dynamics of TB. In this article, we review the genetic markers used in molecular epidemiologic studies including the use of whole-genome sequencing… (More)
DOI: 10.2217/fmb.10.165

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@article{KatoMaeda2011GenotypingOM, title={Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: application in epidemiologic studies.}, author={Midori Kato-Maeda and John Z. Metcalfe and L. Flores}, journal={Future microbiology}, year={2011}, volume={6 2}, pages={203-16} }