Use of DNA restriction fragment typing in the differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates from animals and humans in Burundi.

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SETTING Bubanza Hospital and Veterinary Laboratory in Bujumbura, Burundi. OBJECTIVE To monitor the rate of Mycobacterium bovis infections among tuberculosis (TB) patients and among slaughtered cattle, and to analyse the polymorphism among deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) fingerprints of the M. tuberculosis complex isolates. DESIGN 135 lymph node biopsies and… (More)

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@article{Rigouts1996UseOD, title={Use of DNA restriction fragment typing in the differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates from animals and humans in Burundi.}, author={Leen Rigouts and B Maregeya and Hamar Alassane Traore and J P Collart and Kristina Fissette and Frangoise Portaels}, journal={Tubercle and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease}, year={1996}, volume={77 3}, pages={264-8} }