Characterization of Mycobacterium orygis as M. tuberculosis Complex Subspecies
Jakko van Ingen , Zeaur Rahim, Arnout Mulder, Martin J. Boeree, Roxane Simeone, Roland Brosch, and Dick van Soolingen
Author affiliations: Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands (J. van Ingen, M.J. Boeree, D. van Soolingen); International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Z. Rahim); National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (A. Mulder, D. van Soolingen); Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (R. Simeone, R. Brosch)
Figure 2. Updated phylogeny of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex based on the findings of Brosch et al. (2). Combined findings place Mycobacterium orygis at a distinct phylogenetic position between the M. africanum/dassie bacillus/M. mungi cluster and M. microti.
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