Trigoso. We thank Stefano Rosignoli for assisting with statistical analysis.
BACKGROUND Shigellosis (previously bacillary dysentery) was the primary diarrhoeal disease of World War 1, but outbreaks still occur in military operations, and shigellosis causes hundreds of thousands of deaths per year in developing nations. We aimed to generate a high-quality reference genome of the historical Shigella flexneri isolate NCTC1 and to… (More)
intestinal, and respiratory tracts, as well as wounds; bloodstream infection is associated with higher death rates than infection at other sites (4). Hand carriage is probably the biggest factor in transmission of extended-spectrum β-lactamase producers, and there is little evidence to suggest that carriers of carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae would be… (More)
assessment of the risks from illegally imported meat contaminated with foot and mouth disease virus to Great Britain. 3. Brückner GK. Ensuring safe international trade: how are the roles and responsibilities evolving and what will the situation be in ten years' time? Rev Sci Tech. A simple and sensitive method to extract bacterial, yeast and fungal DNA from… (More)