Escherichia coli O104:H4 infections and international travel

Alexander, David C., Hao, Weilong, Gilmour, Matthew W., Zittermann, Sandra, Sarabia, Alicia, Melano, Roberto G., Peralta, Analyn, Lombos, Marina, Warren, Keisha, Amatnieks, Yuri, Virey, Evangeline, Ma, Jennifer H., Jamieson, Frances B., Low, Donald E. and Allen, Vanessa G. (2012) Escherichia coli O104:H4 infections and international travel. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 18 (3). pp. 473-476. ISSN 1080-6040

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Abstract

We analyzed travel-associated clinical isolates of Escherichia coli O104:H4, including 1 from the 2011 German outbreak and 1 from a patient who returned from the Philippines in 2010, by genome sequencing and optical mapping. Despite extensive genomic similarity between these strains, key differences included the distribution of toxin and antimicrobial drug-resistance determinants.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: epidemiology,microbiology (medical),infectious diseases,sdg 3 - good health and well-being ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700/2713
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2022 09:31
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2022 02:56
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/88248
DOI: 10.3201/eid1803.111281

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