Published in AIDS Weekly, July 14th, 1997
"To our knowledge this is the first characterization at the molecular level of a multidrug-resistant M. bovis outbreak in a hospital," researcher Jesus Blazquez and colleagues wrote ("Genetic Characterization of Multidrug Resistant Mycobacterium Bovis Strains form a Hospital Outbreak Involving HIV Positive Patients," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, June 1997;35(6):1390-1393).
"Spoligotyping, a PCR [polymerase chain reaction] amplification technique, makes possible the accurate typing of mycobacteria...
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