Molecular Epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Western Sweden

@article{Brudey2004MolecularEO,
  title={Molecular Epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Western Sweden},
  author={K. Brudey and M. Gordon and P. Mostr{\"o}m and L. Svensson and Bodil Jonsson and C. Sola and M. Ridell and Nalin Rastogi},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Microbiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={42},
  pages={3046 - 3051}
}
  • K. Brudey, M. Gordon, +5 authors Nalin Rastogi
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Clinical Microbiology
  • ABSTRACT The genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates among patients from Sweden was determined by a combination of two PCR-based techniques (spoligotyping and variable number of tandem repeats analysis). It resulted in a clustering of 23.6% of the isolates and a rate of recent transmission of 14.1%. The clustered isolates mainly belonged to the Haarlem family (23.2%), followed by the Beijing (9.8%), Latin American and Mediterranean (LAM; 8%), and East African-Indian (EAI; 6.2… CONTINUE READING

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