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Volume 12, Number 9—September 2006

Predominance of Ancestral Lineages of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in India

M. Cristina Gutierrez*1, Niyaz Ahmed†1, Eve Willery‡, Sujatha Narayanan§, Seyed E. Hasnain†, Devendra S. Chauhan¶, Vishwa M. Katoch¶, Véronique Vincent*, Camille Locht‡, and Philip Supply‡Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Institut Pasteur, Paris, France; †Center for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad, India; ‡Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, France; §Tuberculosis Research Center, Chennai, India; ¶National Jalma Institute for Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases, Agra, India

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Table 4

Specific spoligotype signatures observed in this study*

PGG TbD1 Class Spacers in DR region
Absent Present
1 + EAI1 29–32, 34, 40 All others
1 + EAI3 2–3, 29–32, 34, 37–39 All others
1 + EAIx 2–3, 29–32, 34 Most others
1 CAS1 4–7, 23–34 All others
1 CAS2 4–10, 23–34 All others
1 CASx 4–7 or 4–10,
23–34 Most others
1 Beijing 1–34 Most others
2–3 LAM, X, T 33–36 Most others

*DR, direct repeat; PGG, principal genetic grouping; TbD1, M. tuberculosis–specific deletion region 1; EAI, East African–Indian; CAS, Central Asian; LAM, Latin American–Mediterranean.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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