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Volume 27, Number 3—March 2021
Research Letter

Mycobacterium bovis Infection in Free-Ranging African Elephants

Michele A. MillerComments to Author , Tanya J. Kerr, Candice R. de Waal, Wynand J. Goosen, Elizabeth M. Streicher, Guy Hausler, Leana Rossouw, Tebogo Manamela, Louis van Schalkwyk, Léanie Kleynhans, Robin Warren, Paul van Helden, and Peter E. Buss
Author affiliations: Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa (M.A. Miller, T.J. Kerr, C.R. de Waal, W.J. Goosen, E.M. Streicher, G. Hausler, L. Kleynhans, P. van Helden); South African National Parks, Skukuza, South Africa (L. Rossouw, T. Manamela, P.E. Buss); Skukuza State Veterinarian Office, Skukuza (L. van Schalkwyk); South African Medical Research Council Centre for Tuberculosis Research, Cape Town (R. Warren)

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Mycobacterium bovis information and spoligotype patterns for isolates from 2 African elephants, South Africa*

Sample no. Year Species Spoligotype pattern Spoligotype no.
E1 2018 M. bovis ■■χ■■■■■χ■■■■■■χ■■■■χ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■χχχχχ SB0121
E2 2019 M. bovis ■■χ■■■■■χ■■■■■■χ■■■■χ■■■■■■■■■χ■■■■■■■χχχχχ SB1681

*Isolates were identified by mycobacterial culture and speciation.

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