Molecular epidemiology of mycobacteria among herds in Marajó Island, Brazil, reveals strains genetically related and potential zoonotic risk of clinical relevance
Mycobacterium bovis is the main causative agent of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) being among the animal-adapted Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Herds can also be infected with non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) causing a ...
Annual frequency and distribution of tuberculosis resistance in the public health laboratory network of Pará State, Brazil
(Instituto Evandro Chagas, 2012)
This study described the frequency and variety of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) cases in Pará State, Brazil. In order to record the epidemiology and spacial distribution of the disease, antimicrobial susceptibility ...
Genetic diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Pará, Brazil, reveals a higher frequency of ancestral strains than previously reported in South America
There is only scarce information available on genotypic diversity of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) clinical isolates circulating in the Northern part of Brazil, a relatively neglected region regarding ...
A clinical-epidemiological and geospatial study of tuberculosis in a neglected area in the amazonian region highlights the urgent need for control measures
Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious communicable disease, which despite global efforts, still needs special attention in regions with difficult access. This study aims to describe the spatial and epidemiological ...
Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Brazil before the whole genome sequencing era: a literature review
(Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2021)
Molecular-typing can help in unraveling epidemiological scenarios and improvement for disease control strategies. A literature review of Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in Brazil through genotyping on 56 studies ...