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Table 1 Comparison between the differences in single-nucleotide polymorphisms and mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units

From: Use of whole-genome sequencing to distinguish relapse from reinfection in a completed tuberculosis clinical trial

SNP differences Number of isolate pairs MIRU differences
0 19 0 (n = 15)b, 1 (n = 4)
1 7 0 (n = 6)c, 2 (n = 1)
2 1 0
3 2 0
5 3 0d
57a 1 2
737 1 6
1233 1 0e
1294 1 7
  1. MIRU mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units, SNP single-nucleotide polymorphism
  2. aexcluded from further SNP analysis as found to be mixed infection, but re-interpreted as a relapse (see text)
  3. btwo samples <10 loci [2, 7]
  4. cone from only two informative loci
  5. d from only five informative loci
  6. efrom only three informative loci