A quick help manual is available here
to download the SITVIT2 binary rules.
to download the Decision Tree rules.
to download the Evolutionary Algorithm/Binary Masks rules.
Please note that for programming reasons, the number 0 indicates the presence of spacer,
while the number 1 indicates the absence of spacer for the rules used in the decision tree and the evolutionary algorithm.
to visualize RuleTB rules (prediction using 24-loci MIRU-VNTR data).
Details regarding RuleTB rules are provided in Tables 3 and 7 of the manuscript by Thain et al., 2019
Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC)
includes several members as described in the following publications (among others):
Information on Spoligotyping
can be retrieved from the publication from Kamerbeek et al., 1997
Information on 24-loci MIRU-VNTR
can be found in the publication by Supply et al., 2006
Information on various versions of SpolDB/SITVIT databases could be found in the following publications: