Global variation in bacterial strains that cause tuberculosis disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract Background The host, microbial, and environmental factors that contribute to variation in tuberculosis (TB) disease are incompletely understood. Accumulating evidence suggests that one driver of geographic variation in TB disease is the local ecology of mycobacterial genotypes or strains, a...

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Main Authors: Kirsten E Wiens, Lauren P Woyczynski, Jorge R Ledesma, Jennifer M Ross, Roberto Zenteno-Cuevas, Amador Goodridge, Irfan Ullah, Barun Mathema, Joel Fleury Djoba Siawaya, Molly H Biehl, Sarah E Ray, Natalia V Bhattacharjee, Nathaniel J Henry, Robert C Reiner, Hmwe H Kyu, Christopher J L Murray, Simon I Hay
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-10-01
Series:BMC Medicine
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