National TB strain typing service: factsheet
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Tuberculosis (TB): national strain typing service and Tuberculosis (TB) and other mycobacterial diseases: diagnosis, screening, management and data
- First published:
- 30 January 2014
Information on how Public Health England uses the tuberculosis (TB) strain typing service data.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number: 2013435 PDF, 58.1KB, 4 pages
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This factsheet includes information on the advantages and disadvantages of using MIRU-VNTR (mycobacterial interspersed repeat units - variable number tandem repeats) over other genotyping methods.
Published: 30 January 2014