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Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Volume 2011, Article ID 239042, 9 pages
Research Article

Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Genotype Diversity and Drug Resistance Profiles in a Pediatric Population in Mexico

1Department of Infectious Diseases, Instituto Nacional de Pediatría, Mexico City, Mexico
2Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico
3Subdivision of Medical Research, Instituto Nacional de Pediatría, Mexico City, DF, Mexico
4Programa de Inmunología Molecular Microbiana, Departamento de Microbiología y Parasitología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico
5Department of Micobacteriology, Instituto De Diagnóstico y Referencia de Epidemiológicos, Secretaria de Salud, Mexico City, Mexico
6WHO Supranational Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory, Institut Pasteur de la Guadeloupe, Abymes, France

Received 17 March 2011; Accepted 22 May 2011

Academic Editor: Prasit Palittapongarnpim

Copyright © 2011 Mercedes Macías Parra et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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