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

Tuberculosis Genotyping Network, United States

Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in a Sentinel Surveillance Population

Barbara A. Ellis*Comments to Author , Jack T. Crawford*, Christopher R. Braden*, Scott J. N. McNabb*, Marisa Moore*, Steve Kammerer*, and the National Tuberculosis Genotyping and Surveillance Network Work Group
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA;

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Figure 1

Numbers of tuberculosis cases, cumulative proportion of cases with isolates in genetic clusters, and maximum genetic cluster size from seven sentinel surveillance sites by quarter that verified case was counted, 1996–2000. Numbers of cases with isolates that had unique genotypes and those with isolates that were in genetic clusters are shown separately.

Figure 1. Numbers of tuberculosis cases, cumulative proportion of cases with isolates in genetic clusters, and maximum genetic cluster size from seven sentinel surveillance sites by quarter that verified case was counted, 1996–2000. Numbers of cases with isolates that had unique genotypes and those with isolates that were in genetic clusters are shown separately.

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1 Members of the National Tuberculosis Genotyping and surveillance Network Work Group, in addition to the listed authors, included Joseph Bates, William Benjamin, Pablo Bifani, M. Donald Cave, Rebecca Cox, Wendy Cronin, Ed Desmond, Jeffrey Driscoll, Nancy Dunlap, Jennifer Flood, Kashef Ijaz,, Michael Kucab, Barry Kreiswirth, Zary Liu, D. Mitchell Magee, Jeffrey Massey, Ann Miller, Donna Mulcahy, Robert Pratt, Teresa Quitugua, Barbara Schable, Kenneth Shilkret, Harry Taber, Jeffrey Taylor, Sharon Sharnprapai, Sumi Sun, Zhenhua Yang

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