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Genomic epidemiology of the UK outbreak of the emerging human fungal pathogen Candida auris

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Candida auris was first described in 2009, and it has since caused nosocomial outbreaks, invasive infections, and fungaemia across at least 19 countries on five continents. An outbreak of C. auris occurred in a specialized cardiothoracic London hospital between April 2015 and November 2016, which to date has been the largest outbreak in the UK, involving a total of 72 patients. To understand the genetic epidemiology of C. auris infection both within this hospital and within a global context, ...

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10.1038/s41426-018-0045-x

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0000-0001-8456-7458
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0000-0002-5778-960X
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDM
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Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Emerging Microbes and Infections Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
43
Publication date:
2018-03-29
Acceptance date:
2018-01-24
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2222-1751
ISSN:
2222-1751
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pubs:860176
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uri:335266cb-db84-4af3-8e26-fb133bddabb8
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uuid:335266cb-db84-4af3-8e26-fb133bddabb8
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pubs:860176

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