TABLE 4.

An algorithm to identify individual MtbC subspeciesa

Organism(s)Result for the following locus (lane in Fig. 1):Profile
16S rRNA (1)Rv0577 (2)IS1561′ (3)Rv1510 (4)Rv1970 (5)Rv3877/8 (6)Rv3120 (7)
M. tuberculosis +++++++1234567
M. africanum subtype II+++++++1234567
M. canettii++++++123456
M. africanum subtype I++++++123467
M. caprae +++++12346
M. bovis ++++1236
M. bovis BCG+++123
M. microti +++++12467
MOTT+1
  • a Based on the results shown in Fig. 1.