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Integration of genomic and other epidemiologic data to investigate and control a cross-institutional outbreak of Streptococcus pyogenes

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Single-strain outbreaks of Streptococcus pyogenes infections are common and often go undetected. In 2013, two clusters of invasive group A Streptococcus (iGAS) infection were identified in independent but closely located care homes in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Investigation included visits to each home, chart review, staff survey, microbiologic sampling, and genome sequencing. S. pyogenes emm type 1.0, the most common circulating type nationally, was identified from all cases yielding GAS ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.3201/eid2206.142050

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Chalker, VJ More by this author
Al-Shahib, A More by this author
Botchway, S More by this author
Macdonald, E More by this author
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Public Health England More from this funder
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Publisher's website
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Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
6
Pages:
973-980
Publication date:
2016-06-05
Acceptance date:
2016-01-26
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ISSN:
1080-6040 and 1080-6059
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pubs:624822
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uri:e21e2e88-5927-4753-b8e0-a8a19cbc4366
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uuid:e21e2e88-5927-4753-b8e0-a8a19cbc4366
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