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MTB strain types with reference to the MIRU-VNTRplus database. Highlighted yellow are the households where transmission was predicted. Patients with mixed infections are highlighted in grey. aPTID (Patient Identification); index cases end with 1 (e.g., 1-1-01) while contact cases end with a numerical value > 1 (e.g., 1-1-03). bBlanks refer to unique strains i.e., those without a matching strain in the database.cThe numerical figures refer to the number of alleles per PCR-amplified MIRU-VNTR locus [8,17].

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Nabyonga et al. BMC Research Notes 2011 4:280   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-280