Volume 8, Number 11—November 2002
THEME ISSUE Tuberculosis Genotyping
Tuberculosis Genotyping Network, United States
Human Exposure following Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection of Multiple Animal Species in a Metropolitan Zoo
Peter Oh*, Reuben Granich*†, Jim Scott*, Ben Sun‡, Michael Joseph*, Cynthia Stringfield§, Susan Thisdell§, Jothan Staley¶, Donna Workman-Malcolm¶, Lee Borenstein#, Eleanor Lehnkering#, Patrick Ryan#, Jeanne Soukup#, Annette Nitta#, and Jennifer Flood*
Author affiliations: *California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, California, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California, USA; §Los Angeles Zoo, Los Angeles, California, USA; ¶City of Los Angeles Occupational Health Services Division, Los Angeles, California, USA; #Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Los Angeles, California, USA;
Figure. IS6110 restriction fragment length polymorphism results of the six animal isolates and the Mycobacterium tuberculosis reference strain Mtb14323. Molecular weights of IS6110-containing PvuII fragments of the reference strain are approximately 17, 7.4, 7.1, 4.5, 3.6, 3.1, 2.1, 1.9, 1.7, 1.5, and 1.4 kb.
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