Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis over two periods: a changing scenario for tuberculosis transmission.

@article{LpezCalleja2007GenotypingOM,
  title={Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis over two periods: a changing scenario for tuberculosis transmission.},
  author={Ana Isabel L{\'o}pez-Calleja and Mar{\'i}a Antonia Lezcano and Mar{\'i}a Asunci{\'o}n Vitoria and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Iglesias and Alberto Cebollada and Carmen Lafoz and Patricia Gav{\'i}n and Liselotte Aristimu{\~n}o and Ma Jos{\'e} Revillo and Carlos Mart{\'i}n and Sof{\'i}a Samper},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 10},
  pages={1080-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate changes in the molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis (TB) in Zaragoza, Spain, over a decade that has seen large social and health changes, including the attenuation of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic and increased immigration. DESIGN A population-based molecular study was conducted using standard restriction fragment length polymorphism IS6110 typing that included all patients with bacteriologically confirmed TB living in the Zaragoza area from 2001 to… CONTINUE READING

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