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Epidemiology of Mycobacterium abscessus in England: an observational study

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Background: Mycobacterium abscessus has emerged as a significant clinical concern following reports that it is readily transmissible in health-care settings between patients with cystic fibrosis. We linked routinely collected whole-genome sequencing and health-care usage data with the aim of investigating the extent to which such transmission explains acquisition in patients with and without cystic fibrosis in England.

Methods: In this retrospectiv...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S2666-5247(21)00128-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Elsevier
Journal:
Lancet Microbe More from this journal
Volume:
2
Issue:
10
Pages:
E498-E507
Publication date:
2021-07-14
Acceptance date:
2021-05-18
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2666-5247
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English
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1176798
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pubs:1176798
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2021-05-18

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