About the Authors

M. Cristina Gutierrez, Bahia Omaïs, Veronique Vincent
Laboratoire de Référence des Mycobactéries, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Sylvain Brisse
Unité de Biodiversité des Bactéries Pathogènes Emergentes, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Roland Brosch, Magali Marmiesse
Unité de Génétique Moléculaire Bactérienne, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Michel Fabre
Laboratoire de Biologie Clinique, HIA Percy, Clamart, France

Philip Supply
INSERM U629, Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, France

Corresponding Author

crisgupe@pasteur.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MCG and VV conceived and designed the experiments. MCG, BO, MM, and PS performed the experiments. MCG and SB analyzed the data. MCG, SB, RB, MF, and VV contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. MCG, SB, RB, PS, and VV wrote the paper.