Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing genotype.


Molecular epidemiologic studies of strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis are currently conducted worldwide. The genetically distinct Beijing family of strains has been associated with large outbreaks of tuberculosis, increased virulence, and multidrug resistance. However, in this first population-based search for Beijing strains in the Danish DNA… (More)


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@article{Lillebaek2003MycobacteriumTB, title={Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing genotype.}, author={Troels Lillebaek and {\AA}se Beng{\aa}rd Andersen and Asger Dirksen and Judith R. Glynn and Kristin Kremer}, journal={Emerging infectious diseases}, year={2003}, volume={9 12}, pages={1553-7} }