Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

Published by: Kowsar

Molecular Characterization of Mycobacterium bovis Isolates with High Copy Number of IS6110 by Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism

Behnam Rafiee 1 , Nader Mosavari 2 , * , Sepideh Ghani 3 , Davoud Sadeghi 4 , Rouholah Keshavarz 2 and Keyvan Tadayon 2
Authors Information
1 Department of Biology, Payam-e-Noor University, Arak, Iran
2 Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, Karaj, Iran
3 Young Researchers Club and Elite, Arak Branch, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran
4 Department of Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: November 2, 2013, 16 (12); 72-74
  • Published Online: December 1, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 27, 2013
  • Accepted: February 13, 2013

To Cite: Rafiee B, Mosavari N, Ghani S, Sadeghi D, Keshavarz R, et al. Molecular Characterization of Mycobacterium bovis Isolates with High Copy Number of IS6110 by Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2013 ; 16(12):72-74.

Abstract
Copyright © 2014 Zahedan University of Medical Sciences. All rights reserved.This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
Introduction
Materials and Methods
Results
Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Smith NH, Berg S, Dale J, Allen A, Rodriguez S, Romero B, et al. European 1: a globally important clonal complex of Mycobacterium bovis. Infect Genet Evol. 2011; 11(6): 1340-51[DOI][PubMed]
  • 2. Muller B, Hilty M, Berg S, Garcia-Pelayo MC, Dale J, Boschiroli ML, et al. African 1, an epidemiologically important clonal complex of Mycobacterium bovis dominant in Mali, Nigeria, Cameroon, and Chad. J Bacteriol. 2009; 191(6): 1951-60[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Collins CH, Grange JM, Yates MD. Tuberculosis bacteriology: organization and practice. 1997;
  • 4. Berg S, Garcia-Pelayo MC, Muller B, Hailu E, Asiimwe B, Kremer K, et al. African 2, a clonal complex of Mycobacterium bovis epidemiologically important in East Africa. J Bacteriol. 2011; 193(3): 670-8[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. Whipple DL, Clarke PR, Jarnagin JL, Payeur JB. Restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of Mycobacterium bovis isolates from captive and free-ranging animals. J Vet Diagn Invest. 1997; 9(4): 381-6[PubMed]
  • 6. Goyal M, Lawn S, Afful B, Acheampong JW, Griffin G, Shaw R. Spoligotyping in molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis in Ghana. J Infect. 1999; 38(3): 171-5[PubMed]
  • 7. Amirmozafari N, Ramezanzadeh R, Farnia P, Ghazi F. The frequency of Beijing genotype of mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from tuberculosis patients. Razi J Med Sci. 2006; 13(52): 7-17
  • 8. van Embden JD, Cave MD, Crawford JT, Dale JW, Eisenach KD, Gicquel B, et al. Strain identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by DNA fingerprinting: recommendations for a standardized methodology. J Clin Microbiol. 1993; 31(2): 406-9[PubMed]
  • 9. van Soolingen D, de Haas PE, Kremer K. Restriction fragment length polymorphism typing of mycobacteria. Methods Mol Med. 2001; 54: 165-203[DOI][PubMed]
  • 10. Centers for Disease C. Human tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis--New York City, 2001-2004. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2005; 54(24): 605-8[PubMed]
  • 11. Mosavari N, Feizabadi MM, Jamshidian M, Shahpouri MR, Forbes KJ, Pajoohi RA, et al. Molecular genotyping and epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis strains obtained from cattle in Iran. Vet Microbiol. 2011; 151(1-2): 148-52[DOI][PubMed]
  • 12. Liebana E, Aranaz A, Dominguez L, Mateos A, Gonzalez-Llamazares O, Rodriguez-Ferri EF, et al. The insertion element IS 6110 is a useful tool for DNA fingerprinting of Mycobacterium bovis isolates from cattle and goats in Spain. Vet Microbiol. 1997; 54(3-4): 223-33[PubMed]
  • 13. Cousins D, Williams S, Liebana E, Aranaz A, Bunschoten A, Van Embden J, et al. Evaluation of four DNA typing techniques in epidemiological investigations of bovine tuberculosis. J Clin Microbiol. 1998; 36(1): 168-78[PubMed]
  • 14. Szewzyk R, Svenson SB, Hoffner SE, Bolske G, Wahlstrom H, Englund L, et al. Molecular epidemiological studies of Mycobacterium bovis infections in humans and animals in Sweden. J Clin Microbiol. 1995; 33(12): 3183-5[PubMed]
  • 15. Tadayon K, Forbes K, Soleimani D, Pajoohi RA, Marhmati B, Javidi J, et al. A review of the contemporary knowledge of bovine tuberculosis and government policy in Iran. Vet Microbiol. 2011; 151(1-2): 192-9[DOI][PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments