Rapid test for identification of a highly transmissible Mycobacterium tuberculosis beijing strain of sub-Saharan origin
Resumen: The development of a rapid test to identify Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing isolates and specifically strain GC1237, coming from a sub-Saharan country, is needed due to its alarming wide spread on Gran Canaria Island (Spain). A rapid test that detects IS6110 present between dnaA and dnaN in the Beijing strains and in a specific site for GC1237 (Rv2180c) has been developed. This test would be a useful tool in the surveillance of subsequent cases.
Idioma: Inglés
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.06314-11
Año: 2012
Publicado en: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY 50, 2 (2012), 516-518
ISSN: 0095-1137

Factor impacto JCR: 4.068 (2012)
Categ. JCR: MICROBIOLOGY rank: 27 / 116 = 0.233 (2012) - Q1 - T1
Factor impacto SCIMAGO:

Financiación: info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/DGA/B034-09
Financiación: info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/FIS/FIS09-051
Financiación: info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/ISCIII/CM09-000123
Tipo y forma: Article (Published version)
Área (Departamento): Microbiología (Departamento de Microbiología, Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública)

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