Tuberculosis due to Resistant Haarlem Strain, Tunisia
Helmi Mardassi* , Amine Namouchi*, Raja Haltiti†, Mourad Zarrouk†, Besma Mhenni*, Anis Karboul*, Neila Khabouchi*, Nico C. Gey van Pittius‡, Elizabeth M. Streicher‡, Jean Rauzier§, Brigitte Gicquel§, and Koussay Dellagi*
Author affiliations: *Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunis-Belvédère, Tunisia; †Hôpital Régional de Menzel-Bourguiba, Menzel-Bourguiba, Tunisia; ‡University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa; §Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Figure 1. . IS6110 restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from 16 patients associated with the multidrug-resistant tuberculosis outbreak, Bizerte, Tunisia, 2001–2004. Lane M, reference strain MTB14323. Values above each well correspond to each patient as identified in Table 1. Values on the left are in kilobases.
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