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Table 1 Species identification and PCR results of the M. tuberculosis complex isolates

From: Mycobacterium tuberculosis spoligotypes and drug susceptibility pattern of isolates from tuberculosis patients in South-Western Uganda

M. tuberculosis Complex Targeted PCR Locus
  16rDNA RD4 RD9 RD12 TbD1
Ancestral M. tuberculosis*(n = 07) + + + + +
Modern M. tuberculosis (n = 118) + + + + -
  1. *Defined as possessing the TbD1 locus intact; †Defined as possessing the TbD1 deletion;
  2. + = locus intact, - = locus deleted