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Volume 20, Number 3—March 2014
Research

High-level Relatedness among Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. massiliense Strains from Widely Separated Outbreaks

Hervé Tettelin, Rebecca M. Davidson, Sonia Agrawal, Moira L. Aitken, Shamira Shallom, Nabeeh A. Hasan, Michael Strong, Vinicius Calado Nogueira de Moura, Mary Ann De Groote, Rafael S. Duarte, Erin Hine, Sushma Parankush, Qi Su, Sean C. Daugherty, Claire M. Fraser, Barbara A. Brown-Elliott, Richard J. Wallace, Steven M. Holland, Elizabeth P. Sampaio, Kenneth N. Olivier, Mary Jackson, and Adrian M. ZelaznyComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (H. Tettelin, S. Agrawal, E. Hine, S. Parankush, Q. Su, S.C. Daugherty, C.M. Fraser); National Jewish Health, Denver, Colorado, USA (R.M. Davidson, N.A. Hasan, M. Strong); University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA (M.L. Aitken); National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (S. Shallom, S.M. Holland, E.P. Sampaio, K.N. Olivier, A.M. Zelazny); University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, USA (N.A. Hasan, M. Strong); Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (V. Calado Nogueira de Moura, M.A. De Groote, M. Jackson); Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (R.S. Duarte); University of Texas Health Northeast, Tyler, Texas, USA (B.A. Brown-Elliott, R.J. Wallace Jr.)

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Table 1

Twenty-four Mycobacterium abscessus group strain genomes analyzed for genetic relatedness*

Subspecies/strain Country Outbreak GenBank accession no. Reference
Mm/2u UK Papworth NA (6)
Mm/12c UK Papworth NA (6)
Mm/14h UK Papworth NA (6)
Mm/19f UK Papworth NA (6)
Mm/20h UK Papworth NA (6)
Mm/28c UK Papworth NA (6)
Mm/2B-0107 USA Seattle AKUN00000000 This study
Mm/MAB_082312_2258 USA Seattle AYTA00000000 This study
Mm/MAB_091912_2446 USA Seattle AYTF00000000 This study
Mm/CRM-0020 Brazil Rio de Janeiro ATFQ00000000 (7)
Mm/GO-06 Brazil Goiás CP003699 (8)
Mm/47J26 UK Not applicable AGQU01000000 (9)
Mm/M18 Malaysia Not applicable AJSC01000000 (10)
Mm/M115 Malaysia Not applicable AJLZ00000000 (11)
Mm/M139 Malaysia Not applicable AKVR01000000 (12)
Mm/M154 Malaysia Not applicable AJMA01000000 (13)
Mm/Asan 50594 South Korea Not applicable CP004374–CP004376 (14)
Mm/1S-151–930 USA Not applicable AKUI00000000 This study
Mm/5S-0817 USA Not applicable AKUB00000000 This study
Mm/CCUG 48898T France Not applicable AKVF01000000 (15,16)
Ma/CF France Not applicable CAHZ00000000 (17)
Ma/ATCC 19977T USA Not applicable CU458896,CU458745 (18)
Mb/BDT France Not applicable AHAS00000000 (19)
Mb/M24 Malaysia Not applicable AJLY00000000 (20)

*Mm, M. abscessus subsp. massiliense; NA, not available; Ma, M. abscessus subsp. abscessus; Mb, M. abscessus subsp. bolletii.

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