NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The genetic factors that govern an individual's response to tuberculosis appear to depend, in part, on age and on the genetic background of Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogens behind the infection, according to a new genome-wide association study performed in Thailand.

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