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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 5

A dendrogram illustrating 31 spoligotyping results of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Martinique. From top to bottom, types 50 and 53, ubiquitous; types 52 and 49 are represented by a single isolate, respectively, M35 and M30, and are ubiquitous; isolates M10 and M7 belong to specific types 17 and 68, respectively found in Guadeloupe and Barbados; M25, belongs to specific type 5 observed in Guadeloupe; type 45, ubiquitous; type 46, ubiquitous; isolate M23 shares type 2, with isolates in

Figure 5. A dendrogram illustrating 31 spoligotyping results of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Martinique. From top to bottom, types 50 and 53, ubiquitous; types 52 and 49 are represented by a single isolate, respectively, M35 and M30, and are ubiquitous; isolates M10 and M7 belong to specific types 17 and 68, respectively found in Guadeloupe and Barbados; M25, belongs to specific type 5 observed in Guadeloupe; type 45, ubiquitous; type 46, ubiquitous; isolate M23 shares type 2, with isolates in Guadeloupe and French Guiana.

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