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Population genetic structuring of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone EMRSA-15 within UK reflects patient referral patterns

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Antibiotic resistance forms a serious threat to the health of hospitalised patients, rendering otherwise treatable bacterial infections potentially life-threatening. A thorough understanding of the mechanisms by which resistance spreads between patients in different hospitals is required in order to design effective control strategies. We measured the differences between bacterial populations of 52 hospitals in the United Kingdom and Ireland, using whole-genome sequences from 1085 MRSA clonal...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1099/mgen.0.000113

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
098051
089472
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Name:
Medical Research Council
Grant:
G1000803
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Name:
UK Clinical Research Collaboration
Grant:
Translational Infection Research Initiative
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
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Name:
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Publisher:
Microbiology Society
Journal:
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Volume:
3
Issue:
7
Pages:
e000113
Publication date:
2017-07-09
Acceptance date:
2017-04-07
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EISSN:
2057-5858
ISSN:
2057-5858
Pmid:
29026654
Language:
English
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pubs:737116
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uuid:8d08bc81-d579-48c0-ab81-ac845e5fcf2d
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pubs:737116
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737116
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2017-10-20

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