Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from different regions of Italy and Pakistan.

@article{Sechi1996MolecularEO,
  title={Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from different regions of Italy and Pakistan.},
  author={Leonardo A. Sechi and Stefania Zanetti and Giovanni Delogu and B Montinaro and Alessandra Sanna and Giovanni Fadda},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={1825-8}
}
The use of the (GTG)5 oligonucleotide, a repetitive marker in the Mycobacterium tuberculosis chromosome, as a primer in association with an IS6110 outlooking primer has been successfully applied to a PCR-based fingerprinting method. This method classified 62 strains of M. tuberculosis, isolated from human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive and -seronegative patients in different regions of Italy and Pakistan, as having 53 different patterns. The results were compared with traditional IS6110… CONTINUE READING
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