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Volume 18, Number 4—April 2012
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Characterization of Mycobacterium orygis as M. tuberculosis Complex Subspecies

Jakko van IngenComments to Author , Zeaur Rahim, Arnout Mulder, Martin J. Boeree, Roxane Simeone, Roland Brosch, and Dick van Soolingen
Author affiliations: Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands (J. van Ingen, M.J. Boeree, D. van Soolingen); International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Z. Rahim); National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (A. Mulder, D. van Soolingen); Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (R. Simeone, R. Brosch)

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Figure 2

Updated phylogeny of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex based on the findings of Brosch et al. (2). Combined findings place Mycobacterium orygis at a distinct phylogenetic position between the M. africanum/dassie bacillus/M. mungi cluster and M. microti.

Figure 2. Updated phylogeny of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex based on the findings of Brosch et al. (2). Combined findings place Mycobacterium orygis at a distinct phylogenetic position between the M. africanum/dassie bacillus/M. mungi cluster and M. microti.

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