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Table 1 A comparison between estimates of the substitution rates (events per genome per year) taken from WGS analyses on M. tuberculosis and M. bovis, with the results of this study inserted in the final row

From: Using whole genome sequencing to investigate transmission in a multi-host system: bovine tuberculosis in New Zealand

Published Source Bacteria Species Mean/Median Lower Upper Host Sampled Country
Walker et al., 2013 M. tuberculosis 0.5 0.3 0.7 Human UK
Bryant et al.,[63] M. tuberculosis 0.3 NA NA Human Netherlands
Roetzer et al., [21] M. tuberculosis 0.4 0.3 0.7 Human Germany
Biek et al., [22] M. bovis 0.15 0.04 0.26 Cattle/Badger UK
Trewby et al. 2015 M. bovis 0.2 0.1 0.3 Cattle/Badger UK
Current Research M. bovis 0.53 0.22 0.94 Cattle/Possum New Zealand