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Table 3 Characteristics of clusters identified by RFLP IS6110 and spoligotyping in Paraguay, 2003

From: First insight into Mycobacterium tuberculosis genetic diversity in Paraguay

RFLP Cluster Size Spoligotype Country region (n) Likely link (n)
   SIT Lineage   
A* 9 (8) 2643 Haarlem Metropolitan Area (7) Tacumbu Jail inmates (6)
     Oriental (1) -
B 2 49 Haarlem Oriental (2) Undetermined
C* 10 (8) 34 S Metropolitan Area (2) Undetermined
     Oriental (6) Neighbor towns (5)
D 3 34 S Chaco (3) Aboriginal community (3)
E 2 34 S Oriental (2) Undetermined
F 2 1356 S Metropolitan Area (1) -
     Oriental (1) -
G 5 42 LAM Metropolitan Area (4) Household (3)
     Chaco (1) -
H 3 42 LAM Metropolitan Area (1) Tacumbu Jail
     Oriental (2) Undetermined
I 2 42 LAM Metropolitan area (2) Tacumbu Jail (2)
J* 2 (0) 42
2648
LAM Oriental (2) Same town (2)
  (3) 42 LAM Metropolitan Area (1) -
K* 5    Oriental (2) Same department (2)
  (2) 753 LAM Oriental (2) Undetermined
L 3 177 LAM Oriental (3) Same community (2)
M 3 391 LAM Metropolitan Area (2) Undetermined
     Chaco (1) -
N 2 391 LAM Chaco (2) Aboriginal communities (2)
O 3 2647 LAM Oriental (2) Undetermined
     Chaco (1) -
P 2 2650 LAM Oriental (2) Same town (2)
Q 2 93 LAM Chaco (2) Aboriginal community (2)
R 3 52 T Chaco (3) Aboriginal communities (3)
S 2 521 T Chaco (2) Aboriginal communities (2)
  1. * RFLP clusters marked with an asterisk contain one or more strains with different spoligopattern(s) and numbers in brackets indicate cluster size after subtraction of strains with different spoligopattern.