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Complete genome sequence of a multiple drug resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi CT18.

Abstract:

Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (S. typhi) is the aetiological agent of typhoid fever, a serious invasive bacterial disease of humans with an annual global burden of approximately 16 million cases, leading to 600,000 fatalities. Many S. enterica serovars actively invade the mucosal surface of the intestine but are normally contained in healthy individuals by the local immune defence mechanisms. However, S. typhi has evolved the ability to spread to the deeper tissues of humans, including li...

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10.1038/35101607

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Journal:
Nature
Volume:
413
Issue:
6858
Pages:
848-852
Publication date:
2001-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
URN:
uuid:45ce6a6e-50cd-4a03-9667-df559994fad7
Source identifiers:
37966
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pubs:37966

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