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Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Volume 2012, Article ID 892079, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/892079
Clinical Study

Diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates from New Pulmonary Tuberculosis Cases in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

1Immunology Unit, Armauer Hansen Research Institute, P.O. Box 1005, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, School of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
3Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, DST/NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Tuberculosis Research, MRC Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, P.O. Box 19063, Francie van Zijl Drive, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa

Received 15 July 2012; Accepted 18 October 2012

Academic Editor: Edward A. Graviss

Copyright © 2012 Adane Mihret 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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