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Pathogen-based precision medicine for drug-resistant tuberculosis

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The implementation of next generation sequencing techniques, such as whole genome sequencing (WGS), in tuberculosis (TB) research has enabled timely, cost-effective, and comprehensive insights into the genetic repertoire of the human pathogens of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC). WGS data allow for detailed epidemiological analysis based on genomic distance of the MTBC strains under investigation, e.g. for tracing outbreaks; it can accelerate diagnostics by predicting drug resist...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.ppat.1007297

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0421-9264
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Pathogens Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
10
Pages:
e1007297
Publication date:
2018-10-18
Acceptance date:
2018-08-27
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EISSN:
1553-7374
ISSN:
1553-7366
Source identifiers:
910677
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pubs:910677
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uuid:c0b40082-aa4f-418b-a760-09550eeadec6
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pubs:910677
Deposit date:
2018-08-28

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