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Molecular epidemiology and whole genome sequencing analysis of clinical mycobacterium bovis from Ghana

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Background: Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) caused by Mycobacterium bovis is a re-emerging problem in both livestock and humans. The association of some M. bovis strains with hyper-virulence, MDR-TB and disseminated disease makes it imperative to understand the biology of the pathogen.
Methods: Mycobacterium bovis (15) among 1755 M. tuberculosis complex (MTBC) isolated between 2012 and 2014 were characterized and analyzed for associated patient de...

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Public Library of Science
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Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Pages:
e0209395
Publication date:
2019-03-04
Acceptance date:
2019-02-19
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
30830912
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English
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uuid:08e36e79-b7ec-4bf0-b6cd-6f842abd7e64
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2019-07-03

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