Skip directly to local search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

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

Main Article

Figure 8

A preliminary phylogenetic tree obtained by the neighbor-joining algorithm on the basis of the 1-Jaccard index (Sj=a/a+c, where a is the number of simultaneously positive characters and c is the number of discrepancies), which is not exhaustive for all existing phylogenetic links. A total of 70 shared spoligotypes were analyzed (69 types shown in Figure 2 and Mycobacterium bovis BCG).

Figure 8. A preliminary phylogenetic tree obtained by the neighbor-joining algorithm on the basis of the 1-Jaccard index (Sj=a/a+c, where a is the number of simultaneously positive characters and c is the number of discrepancies), which is not exhaustive for all existing phylogenetic links. A total of 70 shared spoligotypes were analyzed (69 types shown in Figure 2 and Mycobacterium bovis BCG).

Main Article

Top of Page

 

Past Issues

Select a Past Issue:

Art in Science - Selections from Emerging Infectious Diseases
Now available for order



CDC 24/7 – Saving Lives, Protecting People, Saving Money. Learn More About How CDC Works For You…

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO