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Mycobacterium africanum—Review of an Important Cause of Human Tuberculosis in West Africa

  • Bouke C. de Jong mail,

    Affiliations: MRC Laboratories, Bacterial Diseases Programme, Fajara, The Gambia, New York University Division of Infectious Diseases, New York, New York, United States of America, Institute for Tropical Medicine, Mycobacteriology Unit, Antwerp, Belgium

  • Martin Antonio,

    Affiliation: MRC Laboratories, Bacterial Diseases Programme, Fajara, The Gambia

  • Sebastien Gagneux

    Affiliations: MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

  • Published: September 28, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000744

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