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Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Volume 2015, Article ID 215015, 10 pages
Research Article

Prevalence of Tuberculosis, Drug Susceptibility Testing, and Genotyping of Mycobacterial Isolates from Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Dessie, Ethiopia

1Armauer Hansen Research Institute, P.O. Box 1005, Jimma Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, P.O. Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Received 25 February 2015; Revised 14 May 2015; Accepted 18 May 2015

Academic Editor: Vincent Jarlier

Copyright © 2015 Minwuyelet Maru 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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