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Volume 14, Number 7—July 2008

Determinants of Cluster Size in Large, Population-Based Molecular Epidemiology Study of Tuberculosis, Northern Malawi

Judith R. Glynn*Comments to Author , Amelia C. Crampin*†, Hamidou Traore*, Steve Chaguluka†, Donex T. Mwafulirwa†, Saad Alghamdi*, Bagrey M.M. Ngwira†, Malcolm D. Yates‡, Francis D. Drobniewski‡, and Paul E.M. Fine*
Author affiliations: *London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; †Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Malawi; ‡Health Protection Agency, London;

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Table 4

Spoligotypes for the RFLP-defined large cluster strains with at least 5 bands*

Strain no. No. bands on RFLP No. examples spoligotyped Spoligotype octal description International classification Comment
Kps41 11 5 777777606060771 59 Widespread
Kps20 8 3 777777606060771 59 Widespread
Kps21 8 2 777777606060771 59 Widespread
Kps10 10 1 777777606060771 59 Widespread
1 777777206060771 Not recorded
Kps12 9 3 577777606060771 Not recorded
Kps64 9 2 777777606060771 59 Widespread
1 777437606060731 Not recorded
Kps121 13 2 700777747413771 129 3 recorded, Zimbabwe, French Guiana
Kps104 14 2 703377400001771 21 Widespread
1 703377400001631 Not recorded
Kps44 16 5 777777777760771 53 Widespread
Kps97 22 2 000000000003771 1 Widespread, Beijing

*RFLP, restriction fragment length polymorphism.

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