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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 5

Distribution of isolates with spoligotypes reported with high frequencya,b

No. isolates/site
No. isolates/IS6110 copy number
SP Octal codec No. isolates AR CA MA MD MI NJ TX 1 2 3 4 5 6 No. fingerprint patternsd
2 777777777760771 84 8 25 10 2 8 14 17 40 11 5 15 3 10 30
3 777776777760771 331 16 57 16 3 40 48 151 5 82 25 122 61 36 77
9 777776777760601 288 20 35 18 3 89 51 72 3 190 72 17 6 0 44
15 777777777413771 50 0 19 11 2 5 3 10 26 6 3 7 4 4 21
16 777777777416761 21 0 0 16 0 0 2 3 10 2 0 2 6 1 10
19 777777774413771 99 0 69 18 0 7 4 1 83 5 6 3 1 1 17
27 701776777760601 131 0 130 1 0 0 0 0 0 129 1 0 1 0 4
28 700036777760771 34 0 4 7 1 2 18 2 1 6 19 0 8 0 12
29 700076777760771 46 2 7 5 1 7 13 11 0 0 0 27 11 8 13
30 700036777760731 44 0 3 3 0 10 16 12 0 2 42 0 0 0 4
72 700076777760671 38 4 2 2 0 13 14 3 0 0 0 28 9 1 7
75 777776407760601 57 0 1 0 0 0 55 1 41 14 2 0 0 0 4
91 477777777741071 24 0 0 1 0 0 23 0 18 3 0 0 1 2 8
300 777756777760601 41 0 0 1 38 2 0 0 0 4 9 14 0 14 9
540 477777777413071 44 1 17 5 9 10 1 1 25 4 5 3 1 6 21
545 037776777760601 31 0 0 0 0 30 0 1 0 30 1 0 0 0 2
546 777777777413731 26 0 17 0 3 4 0 2 20 3 0 2 0 1 7
560 777777777760601 20 8 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 17 2 1 0 0 4
562 777777776413771 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 17 18 2 1 0 0 0 4
900 776377777740731 51 0 0 0 51 0 0 0 0 36 11 2 0 2 11

aAR, Arkansas, CA, California; MA, Massachusetts; MD, Maryland; MI, Michigan; NJ, New Jersey, TX, Texas.
bSpoligotypes reported for ≥ 20 isolates.
cThe 43-digit spoligotype pattern is reported in the standard octal code format (2).
dNumber of different fingerprint patterns reported for isolates with this spoligotype.

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