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The genomics, evolution, and spread of Shigella species in Asia

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Shigella evolution in Asia
Abstract:

The bacterial genus Shigella remains a significant cause of diarrhoea in young children, particularly in tropical and developing countries. Effective clinical management and public health policy implementation require an in-depth understanding of the pathogen’s evolution and epidemiology. This thesis set out to utilize genomic and phylogenetic analyses to investigate Shigella’s life history in several settings. Firstly, I focused on S. sonnei exhibiting escalating resistance to fluoroquino...

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Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
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Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Department:
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, United Kingdom
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Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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100087/Z/12/Z
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Stephen Baker
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Funding agency for:
Nicholas Thomson
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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