The most prevalent Mycobacterium tuberculosis superfamilies among Iranian and Afghan TB cases.

@article{Velayati2006TheMP,
  title={The most prevalent Mycobacterium tuberculosis superfamilies among Iranian and Afghan TB cases.},
  author={Ali Akbar Velayati and Parissa Farnia and Mehdi Mirsaeidi and Mohammad Reza Masjedi},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 6-7},
  pages={
          463-8
        }
}
This survey identified the spoligopatterns of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains with an international designation responsible for transmission and prevalence of TB (2000 to 2005) among native and immigrant populations of Tehran. The spacer oligonucleotides typing was performed on 1742 Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from verified cases of TB. Clinical and demographic data of patients were collected using traditional methods. A total of 133 distinct spoligopatterns was observed… CONTINUE READING

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