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Table 5 Frequency of mutations in rrs gene showing nucleotide change in 120 rrs -resistant strains of M. tuberculosis complex

From: Molecular detection and characterization of resistant genes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex from DNA isolated from tuberculosis patients in the Eastern Cape province South Africa

  rrsgene mutation positions
  S2169,70 → A R2201 → R K2202 → E Deletion2207
No. of strains (%) 120 (100%) 70 (58.3%) 80 (66.7%) 50 (41.7%)
  1. S = Serine; A = Alanine; R = Arginine; K = Lysine; E = Glutamic acid.