Annotated Genome Sequences of 16 Lineage 4 Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains from Guatemala.

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Journal Article

Whole-genome sequencing has resulted in new insights into the phylogeography of Mycobacterium tuberculosis However, only limited genomic data are available from M. tuberculosis strains in Guatemala. Here we report 16 complete genomes of clinical strains belonging to the Euro-American lineage 4, the most common lineage found in Guatemala and Central America.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Saelens, JW; Lau-Bonilla, D; Moller, A; Xet-Mull, AM; Medina, N; Guzmán, B; Calderón, M; Herrera, R; Stout, JE; Arathoon, E; Samayoa, B; Tobin, DM

Published Date

  • February 15, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 7

PubMed ID

  • 29449380

Pubmed Central ID

  • 29449380

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2169-8287

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/genomeA.00024-18


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States