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Hotspot mutations and ColE1 plasmids contribute to the fitness of Salmonella Heidelberg in poultry litter

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Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Heidelberg (S. Heidelberg) is a clinically-important serovar linked to food-borne illness, and commonly isolated from poultry. Investigations of a large, multistate outbreak in the USA in 2013 identified poultry litter (PL) as an important extra-intestinal environment that may have selected for specific S. Heidelberg strains. Poultry litter is a mixture of bedding materials and chicken excreta that contains chicken gastrointestinal (GI) bacteria, un...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0202286

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0000-0002-8659-7068
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDM
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Wolfson College
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PloS ONE Journal website
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13
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8
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Article: e0202286
Publication date:
2018-08-31
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2018-07-31
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1932-6203
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pubs:920798
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uri:44a7c0c1-8de0-42b5-b6f6-86d1b71989f4
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uuid:44a7c0c1-8de0-42b5-b6f6-86d1b71989f4
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pubs:920798
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English

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