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A public database for the new MLST scheme for Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum: surveillance and epidemiology of the causative agent of syphilis

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Treponema pallidum subsp. pallidum is the causative agent of syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease with worldwide prevalence. Several different molecular typing schemes are currently available for this pathogen. To enable population biology studies of the syphilis agent and for epidemiological surveillance at the global scale, a harmonized typing tool needs to be introduced. Recently, we published a new multi-locus sequence typing (MLST) with the potential to significantly enhance the epid...

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Peer reviewed
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10.7717/peerj.6182

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0751-0287
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PeerJ Publisher's website
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PeerJ Journal website
Volume:
6
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Article: e6182
Publication date:
2019-01-09
Acceptance date:
2018-11-29
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EISSN:
2167-8359
Pubs id:
pubs:949249
URN:
uri:3ee9f831-7c57-48ca-90d0-6a0d415ebcd9
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uuid:3ee9f831-7c57-48ca-90d0-6a0d415ebcd9
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pubs:949249

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