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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 4

Distribution of isolates with low-copy fingerprint patterns reported with high frequencya,b

No. isolates/sitea
FP No. bands No. isolates AR CA MA MD MI NJ TX No. spoligotypesc
00000 0 21 0 11 0 7 1 0 2 11
00003 1 87 2 32 13 12 11 12 5 26
00016 2 429 47 0 22 67 116 56 121 70
00017 4 201 12 15 13 39 29 48 45 45
00077 3 49 0 0 7 12 16 0 14 14
00129 1 289 1 84 60 35 29 66 14 92
00143 4 28 2 1 0 9 5 10 1 5
00195 1 148 5 76 0 5 13 3 46 52
00256 1 28 2 7 1 2 4 7 5 16
00370 3 38 0 9 0 0 0 26 3 9
00434 3 21 1 4 1 0 10 2 3 9
00456 1 32 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 18
00708 2 207 0 184 0 0 3 20 0 19
01285 4 23 0 0 0 0 0 1 22 4

aFP, fingerprint, AR, Arkansas; CA, California; MA, Massachusetts; MD, Maryland; MI, Michigan; NJ, New Jersey, TX, Texas.
bPatterns reported for ≥20 isolates.
cNumber of different spoligotypes reported for isolates with this pattern.

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