Laboratory-Acquired Infection with Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Exposed by Whole-Genome Sequencing.

@article{Alexander2016LaboratoryAcquiredIW,
  title={Laboratory-Acquired Infection with Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Exposed by Whole-Genome Sequencing.},
  author={David C. Alexander and Stephen F. Fitzgerald and Rachel DePaulo and Rosanne Kitzul and Dawn Daku and Paul N. Levett and Andrew D S Cameron},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={190-3}
}
Despite advances in laboratory design, professional training, and workplace biosafety guidelines, laboratory-acquired infections continue to occur. Effective tools are required to investigate cases and prevent future illness. Here, we demonstrate the value of whole-genome sequencing as a tool for the identification and source attribution of laboratory-acquired salmonellosis. 
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