Genetic Variation in Pneumocystis carinii Isolates from Different Geographic Regions: Implications for Transmission
Charles B. Beard* , Jane L. Carter*, Scott P. Keely†, Laurence Huang‡, Norman J. Pieniazek*, Iaci N.S. Moura*, Jacquelin M. Roberts*, Allen W. Hightower*, Michelle S. Bens*, Amanda R. Freeman*, Sherline Lee*, James R. Stringer†, Jeffrey S. Duchin*, Carlos del Rio§, David Rimland§¶, Robert P. Baughman#, Deborah A. Levy*, Vance J. Dietz*, Paul Simon*, and Thomas R. Navin*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; ‡University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA; §Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ¶Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; #University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Figure 1. Distribution of Pneumocystis carinii mtlsurRNA genotypes, by city (chi-square test, p = .001). Atlanta, n = 76; Cincinnati, n = 107; Los Angeles, n = 15; Seattle, n = 57; San Francisco, n = 68.
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