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Volume 8, Number 11—November 2002
THEME ISSUE
Tuberculosis Genotyping

Tuberculosis Genotyping Network, United States

National Tuberculosis Genotyping and Surveillance Network: Analysis of the Genotype Database

Lauren S. Cowan* and Jack T. Crawford*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA;

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Table 1

Distribution of isolates and fingerprint patterns by number of copies of IS6110

IS6110 copy no. No. patterns No. isolates No. clustersa No. clustered isolates (%) Average cluster size (range)
0 1 22 1 22 (100) 22 (22)
1 17 610 9 602 (99) 67 (2–291)
2 36 759 16 739 (97) 46 (2–456)
3 92 345 40 293 (85) 7.3 (2–49)
4 102 456 28 382 (84) 14 (2–212)
5 119 237 37 155 (65) 4.2 (2–13)
6 121 209 21 109 (52) 5.2 (2–20)
7 217 332 40 155 (47) 3.9 (2–29)
8 364 474 56 166 (35) 3.0 (2–12)
9 489 699 78 288 (41) 3.7 (2–20)
10 681 1,108 112 539 (49) 4.8 (2–105)
11 737 1,143 116 522 (46) 4.5 (2–70)
12 738 1,067 114 443 (42) 3.9 (2–27)
13 663 906 83 326 (36) 3.9 (2–23)
14 505 653 51 199 (30) 3.9 (2–27)
15 333 428 35 130 (30) 3.7 (2–15)
16 225 282 17 74 (26) 4.4 (2–21)
17 169 236 16 83 (35) 5.2 (2–46)
18 128 143 9 24 (17) 2.7 (2–5)
19 121 149 17 45 (30) 2.6 (2–7)
20 118 172 23 77 (45) 3.3 (2–14)
21 81 248 15 182 (73) 12 (2–100)
22 48 182 12 146 (80) 12 (2–102)
23 13 13 0
24 5 5 0
25 2 2 0
26 1 1 0
27 1 1 0
28 1 1 0
All 6,128 10,883 946 5,701 (52) 6.0 (2–456)

aNumber of fingerprint patterns reported for more than one isolate.

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