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Volume 18, Number 1—January 2012

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Spoligotyping of Mycobacterium africanum, Burkina Faso

Michel K. Gomgnimbou, Guislaine Refrégier, Serge P. Diagbouga, Sanou Adama, Antoinette Kaboré, Adama Ouiminga, and Christophe SolaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: CNRS–Université Paris–Sud, Orsay, France (M.K. Gomgnimbou, G. Refrégier, C. Sola); Ministère de la Santé, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (S.P. Diagbouga); Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso (S. Adama, A. Kaboré, A. Ouiminga)

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Distribution of classified genotypes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, Burkina Faso*

Clade† No. (%) isolates, n = 72‡
CAM 18 (25)
Including CAM_family prototype = SIT61 14 (19)
Other CAM 4 (6)
T 16 (22.2)
Including T1 10 (13.9)
Undefined T1-T2 2 (2.8)
T2 1 (1.4)
T3 1 (1.4)
T5_MAD2 2 (2.8)
Haarlem 10 (13.9)
Including H1 7 (9.7)
H3 3 (4.2)
X 4 (5.6)
Including X3 1 (1.4)
M. africanum I (WA I and WA 2) 16 (22.2)
M. bovis 1 (1.4)
CAS1_Delhi 5 (6.9)
LAM9 1 (1.4)
Beijing 1 (1.4)

*CAM, Cameroon; SIT, spoligo-international type; WA, West African; CAS, Central Asian; LAM, Latino American–Mediterranean.
†Described in (9).
‡Excludes 4 new and 4 unclassified genotypes.

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