Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 28th, 1998
Researcher Chiyoji Abe and colleagues from Japan's Research Institute of Tuberculosis analyzed mutations in the rpoB gene encoding the (beta)-subunit of the RNA polymerase of rifampin-resistant M. tuberculosis isolates from mostly Asian countries.
Abe reported their findings at the IBC's International Conference on Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, held December 10-11, 1998, in McLean, Virginia.
The evaluation of 88 rifampin-resistant M. tuberculosis...
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