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The molecular and spatial epidemiology of typhoid fever in rural Cambodia

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Typhoid fever, caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi, is an endemic cause of febrile disease in Cambodia. The aim of this study was to better understand the epidemiology of pediatric typhoid fever in Cambodia. We accessed routine blood culture data from Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) in Siem Reap province between 2007 and 2014, and performed whole genome sequencing (WGS) on the isolated bacteria to characterize the S. Typhi population. The resulting phylogenetic information was combine...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0004785

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
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Name:
Royal Society
Funding agency for:
Baker, S
Grant:
Sir Henry Dale Fellowship
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Funding agency for:
Baker, S
Grant:
Sir Henry Dale Fellowship
106158/Z/14/Z
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases More from this journal
Publication date:
2016-06-22
Acceptance date:
2016-05-27
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
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pubs:629361
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uuid:b7d928f1-eb01-42eb-9d8e-e75180040856
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pubs:629361
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629361
Deposit date:
2016-06-23

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