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Table 6 Comparison of clustered and individual strains between the Beijing and non-Beijing family

From: Characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Hebei, China: genotypes and drug susceptibility phenotypes

Genotyping Genotype Beijing family Non-Beijing family p-value
Spoligotyping Individual strains, n 7 38  
  Clustered strains, n 913 59 <0.0001
  Clusters, n 13 14  
  Clustering rate, % 97.8 46.4  
MIRU-VNTR Individual strains, n 669 93  
  Clustered strains, n 251 4 <0.0001
  Clusters, n 82 2  
  Clustering rate, % 18.4 2.1