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Volume 5, Number 3—June 1999

Research

Tuberculosis in the Caribbean: Using Spacer Oligonucleotide Typing to Understand Strain Origin and Transmission

Christophe Sola, Anne Devallois, Lionel Horgen, Jérôme Maïsetti, Ingrid Filliol, Eric Legrand, and Nalin RastogiComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Institut Pasteur de Guadeloupe, Pointe à Pitre, Guadeloupe

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Figure 4

A dendrogram illustrating spoligotyping results of 76 Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from French Guiana (shared patterns are shown in bold). Top to bottom; patterns 50 and 53, ubiquitous; types 54 and 36, which do not appear, are found only for isolates IPC99 and IPC57, respectively; type 34, a ubiquitous type that was limited to French Guiana in this study; types 66 and 67, specific; type 42, ubiquitous; type 17, specific; type 33, ubiquitous; type 51, ubiquitous; type 31, which does not a

Figure 4. A dendrogram illustrating spoligotyping results of 76 Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from French Guiana (shared patterns are shown in bold). Top to bottom; patterns 50 and 53, ubiquitous; types 54 and 36, which do not appear, are found only for isolates IPC99 and IPC57, respectively; type 34, a ubiquitous type that was limited to French Guiana in this study; types 66 and 67, specific; type 42, ubiquitous; type 17, specific; type 33, ubiquitous; type 51, ubiquitous; type 31, which does not appear, is found only for isolate IPC23 and is shared with 94112 in Guadeloupe; type 2, shared by four isolates in Guadeloupe.

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