Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2021
Table 33. Five Most Frequently Reported GENTypes1 Among Genotyped Tuberculosis Cases: United States-Affiliated Reporting Areas,2 2019–2021
|GENType||PCRType3||Spoligotype||24-locus MIRU-VNTR||No.||(%)4||No. of reporting areas4 with GENType|
1GENType is defined as a unique combination of spoligotype and 24-locus mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit-variable number tandem repeat (MIRU-VNTR) type.
2The U.S.-affiliated reporting areas include: American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
3PCRType is defined as a unique combination of spoligotype and 12-locus MIRU-VNTR; every GENType has a corresponding PCRType.
4Among 440 TB cases with a GENType during 2019–2021.