Wondale B, Keehwan K, Medhin G, Teklu T, Mohammed T, Tolosa S, Zewude A, Amsalu F, Pieper R, Ameni G
Molecular epidemiology of clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates in South Omo, Southern Ethiopia.
BMC infectious diseases. 2020-10-13; 20.1: 750.
Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC). Mapping the genetic diversity of MTBC in high TB burden country like Ethiopia is important to understand principles of the disease transmission and to strengthen the regional TB control program. The aim of this study was to investigate the genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) isolates circulating in the South Omo, southern Ethiopia.