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Exploring the "Latin American Mediterranean" family and the RDRio lineage in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Paraguay, Argentina and Venezuela
The Latin American & Mediterranean (LAM) spoligotype family is one of the most successful genotype of Mycobacterium tuberculosis worldwide and particularly prevalent in South-America. Within this family, a sublineage named Region of Difference Rio (RD Rio ) was reported initially in Brazil and is characterized by a genomic deletion of about 26.3 kb. This lineage seems to show a specific adaptation to the Euro-Latin American population. In this context, we sought to evaluate the LAM family anddoi:10.1186/s12866-019-1479-6 fatcat:kxlqont6bvcfdpovx7uaymrgxi