Geographical distribution of B. anthracis isolates in China. This distribution is based on 12 canSNP genotypes described in Figure 1 and the analysis of 191 isolates from China; also see . The red routes include the western city of Kashi in Xinjiang Province, the main crossroads into China and around the Taklimakan Desert leading into the eastern Chinese provinces.
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