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Volume 26, Number 3—March 2020
Synopsis

Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Lineage 3 as Causative Agent of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Eastern Sudan1

Yassir A. ShuaibComments to Author , Eltahir A.G. Khalil, Lothar H. Wieler, Ulrich E. Schaible, Mohammed A. Bakheit, Saad E. Mohamed-Noor, Mohamed A. Abdalla, Glennah Kerubo, Sönke Andres, Doris Hillemann, Elvira Richter, Katharina Kranzer, Stefan Niemann2, and Matthias Merker2Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany (Y.A. Shuaib, L.H. Wieler); Research Center Borstel, Borstel, Germany (Y.A. Shuaib, U.E. Schaible, S. Andres, D. Hillemann, S. Niemann, M. Merker); Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan (Y.A. Shuaib, S.E. Mohamed-Noor, M.A. Abdalla); University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan (E.A.G. Khalil, M.A. Bakheit); Robert Koch Institute, Berlin (L.H. Wieler); Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya (G. Kerubo); Labor Limbach, Heidelberg, Germany (E. Richter); London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (K. Kranzer); German Center for Infection Research, Borstel Site, Borstel (S. Niemann, M. Merker)

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Figure 1

Work flow for study of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex lineage 3 as causative agent of pulmonary tuberculosis, eastern Sudan. LPAs, HAIN line probe assay for GenoType CM and GenoType MTBC; MGIT, mycobacteria growth indicator tube; MTBC, Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex; mix, 2 different bacteria grew on the same culture; NALC-NaOH, sodium hydroxide/N-acetyl-cysteine; NTM, nontuberculous mycobacteria; pDST, phenotypic drug susceptibility testing; WGS, whole genome sequencing. Adopted from Sh

Figure 1. Work flow for study of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex lineage 3 as causative agent of pulmonary tuberculosis, eastern Sudan. LPAs, HAIN line probe assay for GenoType CM and GenoType MTBC; MGIT, mycobacteria growth indicator tube; MTBC, Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex; mix, 2 different bacteria grew on the same culture; NALC-NaOH, sodium hydroxide/N-acetyl-cysteine; NTM, nontuberculous mycobacteria; pDST, phenotypic drug susceptibility testing; WGS, whole genome sequencing. Adopted from Shuaib et al. (14).

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1Preliminary results from this study were presented at the 39th Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology, July 1–4, 2018, Dresden, Germany.

2These authors contributed equally to this article.

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