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Volume 17, Number 3—March 2011

Research

Mycobacterium tuberculosis Cluster with Developing Drug Resistance, New York, New York, USA, 2003–2009

Bianca R. PerriComments to Author , Douglas Proops, Patrick K. Moonan, Sonal S. Munsiff, Barry N. Kreiswirth, Natalia Kurepina, Christopher Goranson, and Shama D. Ahuja
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA (B.R. Perri, D. Proops, S.S. Munsiff, C. Goranson, S.D. Ahuja); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (B.R. Perri, P.K. Moonan, S.S. Munsiff); Public Health Research Institute Tuberculosis Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA (B.N. Kreiswirth, N. Kurepina)

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Figure 3

IS6110 restriction fragment length polymorphism patterns for tuberculosis patients, New York, New York, USA, 2003–2009. Left lane, molecular mass ladder; lane A, n = 48; lane B, n = 1; lane C, n = 1; lane D, n = 4. Spoligotype results (octal code designation) were 777777774020771 for 54 patients. Twelve-loci mycobacterial interspersed repetitive-unit variable-number tandem repeat results were 225313153321 for 53 patients and 2253131–3321 for 1 patient; the dash indicates that there was no peak a

Figure 3. IS6110 restriction fragment length polymorphism patterns for tuberculosis patients, New York, New York, USA, 2003–2009. Left lane, molecular mass ladder; lane A, n = 48; lane B, n = 1; lane C, n = 1; lane D, n = 4. Spoligotype results (octal code designation) were 777777774020771 for 54 patients. Twelve-loci mycobacterial interspersed repetitive-unit variable-number tandem repeat results were 225313153321 for 53 patients and 2253131–3321 for 1 patient; the dash indicates that there was no peak at this locus for this 1 patient, and the patient with this isolate met the original cluster case definition.

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