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Routine Use of Microbial Whole Genome Sequencing in Diagnostic and Public Health Microbiology

  • Claudio U. Köser mail,

    cuk21@cam.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Health Protection Agency Microbiology Services, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Matthew J. Ellington,

    Affiliation: Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Health Protection Agency Microbiology Services, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Edward J. P. Cartwright,

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Health Protection Agency Microbiology Services, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Stephen H. Gillespie,

    Affiliation: The Medical School University of St. Andrews, North Haugh, St. Andrews Fife, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas M. Brown,

    Affiliation: Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Health Protection Agency Microbiology Services, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Mark Farrington,

    Affiliation: Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Health Protection Agency Microbiology Services, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Matthew T. G. Holden,

    Affiliation: The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Gordon Dougan,

    Affiliation: The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Stephen D. Bentley,

    Affiliation: The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Julian Parkhill,

    Affiliation: The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Sharon J. Peacock

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Health Protection Agency Microbiology Services, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: August 02, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002824

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