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Volume 21, Number 6—June 2015

Fatal Nosocomial MDR TB Identified through Routine Genetic Analysis and Whole-Genome Sequencing

O. Martin Williams, Thomas Abeel, Nicola Casali, Keira Cohen, Alex S. Pym, Sarah B. Mungall, Christopher A. Desjardins, Anindo Banerjee, Francis Drobniewski, Ashlee M. Earl, and Graham S. CookeComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK (O.M. Williams); Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands (T. Abeel); Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (T. Abeel, C.A. Desjardins, A.M. Earl); Queen Mary University of London, London, UK (N. Casali); Imperial College London, London (N. Casali, F. Drobniewski, G.S. Cooke); K-Research Institute for TB/HIV, Durban, South Africa (K. Cohen, A.S. Pym); University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol (S.B. Mungall); University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, Southampton, UK (A. Banerjee)

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Pairwise distances between 2 pairs of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients in the United Kingdom, an isolate from the 2005 Tugela Ferry outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (KZN605), and reference strain H37Rv

Isolate Patient 1 Patient 2 KZN605 Patient 3 Patient 4 H37Rv
Patient 1 0
Patient 2 4 0
KZN605 21 24 0
Patient 3 84 80 87 0
Patient 4 87 83 90 2 0
H37Rv 862 862 887 849 830 0

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