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Volume 17, Number 3—March 2011

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Mycobacterium caprae Infection in Livestock and Wildlife, Spain

Sabrina Rodríguez, Javier Bezos, Beatriz Romero, Lucía de Juan, Julio Álvarez, Elena Castellanos, Nuria Moya, Francisco Lozano, M. Tariq Javed, José L. Sáez-Llorente, Ernesto Liébana, Ana Mateos, Lucas Domínguez, Alicia AranazComments to Author , Monitoring of Animal Tuberculosis1, and The Spanish Network on Surveillance
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain (S. Rodríguez, J. Bezos, B. Romero, L. de Juan, J. Álvarez, E. Castellanos, N. Moya, F. Lozano, A. Mateos, L. Domínguez, A. Aranaz); University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan (M.T. Javed); Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, y Medio Rural y Marino, Madrid, (J.L. Sáez-Llorente); European Food Safety Authority, Parma, Italy (E. Liébana)

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Table 2

Variable number tandem repeat analysis of isolates from 10 farms that presented mixed Mycobacterium caprae infection (different spoligotype patterns), Spain, 1992–2009*

Farm Animal Spoligotype No. alleles at locus
ETR-A ETR-B ETR-D QUB3232 QUB 11a QUB 11b MIRU 26 MIRU 31
1
Goat
SB0416 4 4 4 8 7 2 5 2
SB0866
5
3
3
8
7
4
2
4
2
Goat
SB0416 4 3 4 8 7 2 4 2
SB0157
4
3
4
8
7
2
4
2
3
Goat
SB0416 4 5 5 7 6 4 5 5
SB0415
5
1
3
8
7
3
5
5
4
Cattle
SB0157 3 3 4 8 7 2 5 2
SB1081
3
3
4
8
7
2
5
2
5
Cattle
SB0157 4 3 4 3 7 2 5 2
SB1081
4
3
4
3
7
2
5
2
6
Goat
SB0157 4 3 4 8 7 2 5 2
SB1078
4
3
4
8
7
2
5
2
7
Goat
SB1084 5 1 3 9 5† 3 5 4
SB1889
5
1
3
9
5†
3
5
4
8
Cattle
SB0157 4 3 4 8 7 2 5 2
SB1081
4
3
4
8
7
2
5
2
9
Cattle
SB0416 5 3 3 8 6 4 2 3
SB0157
4
3
4
8
7
2
5
2
10 Goat SB0973 4 3
SB0157 4 3 4 9 2 5

*–, no amplification.
†Gel band of ≈1,800 bp. Sequencing showed that insertion sequence IS6110 is inserted within the third repetition of QUB11a.

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1A list of members of The Spanish Network on Surveillance and Monitoring of Animal Tuberculosis can be found in the Technical Appendix (www.cdc.gov/EID/content/17/3/532-Techapp.pdf).

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