Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing Genotype, Northern Malawi
Published Date:Jan 2005
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 11(1):150-153.
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Polymorphism, Restriction Fragment Length
Description:In a 7-year population-based study in Malawi, we showed that Beijing genotype tuberculosis (TB) increased as a proportion of TB cases. All the Beijing genotype strains were fully drug sensitive. Contact histories, TB type, and case-fatality rates were similar for Beijing and non-Beijing genotype TB.
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