Novel Cause of Tuberculosis in Meerkats, South Africa
Sven D.C. Parsons , Julian A. Drewe, Nicolaas C. Gey van Pittius, Robin M. Warren, and Paul D. van Helden
Author affiliations: Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa (S.D.C. Parsons, N.C. Gey van Pittius, R.M. Warren, P.D. van Helden); Royal Veterinary College, London, UK (J.A. Drewe); South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa (R.M. Warren, P.D. van Helden)
Figure 2. . . Phylogeny of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC) detailing relevant genetic regions of difference (RDs) and single-nucleotide differences that distinguish between M. africanum subtype 1 and the small African mammal–adapted members of these strains.
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