The Evolution of Genotyping Strategies To Detect, Analyze, and Control Transmission of Tuberculosis.

  title={The Evolution of Genotyping Strategies To Detect, Analyze, and Control Transmission of Tuberculosis.},
  author={Dar{\'i}o Garc{\'i}a de Viedma and Laura P{\'e}rez-Lago},
  journal={Microbiology spectrum},
  volume={6 5}
The introduction of genotypic tools to analyze Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates has transformed our knowledge of the transmission dynamics of this pathogen. We discuss the development of the laboratory methods that have been applied in recent years to study the epidemiology of M. tuberculosis. This review integrates two approaches: on the one hand, it considers how genotyping techniques have evolved over the years; and on the other, it looks at how the way we think these techniques should be… 

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