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Research Article

Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains Potentially Involved in the TB Epidemic in Sweden a Century Ago

  • Ramona Groenheit mail,

    ramona.groenheit@smi.se

    Affiliation: Department of Preparedness, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Solna, Sweden

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  • Solomon Ghebremichael,

    Affiliation: Department of Preparedness, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Solna, Sweden

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  • Alexandra Pennhag,

    Affiliation: Department of Preparedness, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Solna, Sweden

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  • Jerker Jonsson,

    Affiliation: Department of Preparedness, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Solna, Sweden

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  • Sven Hoffner,

    Affiliation: Department of Preparedness, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Solna, Sweden

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  • David Couvin,

    Affiliation: Tuberculosis and Mycobacteria Unit, WHO Supranational TB Reference Laboratory, Institut Pasteur de la Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe, France

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  • Tuija Koivula,

    Affiliations: Department of Preparedness, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Solna, Sweden, Department of Clinical Science and Education, Karolinska Institutet, Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Nalin Rastogi,

    Affiliation: Tuberculosis and Mycobacteria Unit, WHO Supranational TB Reference Laboratory, Institut Pasteur de la Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe, France

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  • Gunilla Källenius

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Science and Education, Karolinska Institutet, Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Published: October 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046848

About the Authors

Ramona Groenheit, Solomon Ghebremichael, Alexandra Pennhag, Jerker Jonsson, Sven Hoffner, Tuija Koivula
Department of Preparedness, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Solna, Sweden
David Couvin, Nalin Rastogi
Tuberculosis and Mycobacteria Unit, WHO Supranational TB Reference Laboratory, Institut Pasteur de la Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe, France
Tuija Koivula, Gunilla Källenius
Department of Clinical Science and Education, Karolinska Institutet, Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Email: ramona.groenheit@smi.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GK. Performed the experiments: RG SG AP DC NR. Analyzed the data: RG SG AP JJ SH DC TK NR GK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JJ DC NR. Wrote the paper: RG SG AP SH TK NR GK.