Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection as a Zoonotic Disease: Transmission between Humans and Elephants
Kathleen Michalak*, Connie Austin†, Sandy Diesel*, J. Maichle Bacon*, Phil Zimmerman‡, and Joel N. Maslow§
Author affiliations: *McHenry County Department of Health, Woodstock, Illinois, USA; †Illinois Department of Public Health, Springfield, Illinois, USA; ‡University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Rockford, Rockford, Illinois, USA; §Boston University School of Medicine and the VA Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Figure 2. TBN12 restriction fragment length polymorphism results. Lane 1, elephant isolate (died August 6, 1996); Lane 2, elephant isolate (died 1994); Lane 3, living elephant trunk culture (October 1996); Lane 4, elephant lung tissue isolate (died August 3, 1996); Lane 5, elephant lymph node tissue isolate (died August 3, 1996); Lane 6, human sputum isolate (September 1996). Provided by State of Michigan Community Public Health Agency.
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