PulseNet International: Vision for the implementation of whole genome sequencing (WGS) for global food-borne disease surveillance

@inproceedings{Nadon2017PulseNetIV,
  title={PulseNet International: Vision for the implementation of whole genome sequencing (WGS) for global food-borne disease surveillance},
  author={Celine A Nadon and Ivo Van Walle and Peter Gerner-Smidt and Josefina Campos and Isabel Chinen and Jeniffer Concepci{\'o}n-Acevedo and Brent Gilpin and Anthony Marius Smith and Kai Man Kam and E. Perez and Eija K. Trees and Kristy A. Kubota and Johanna Takkinen and E M Nielsen and Heather A. Carleton},
  booktitle={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2017}
}
PulseNet International is a global network dedicated to laboratory-based surveillance for food-borne diseases. The network comprises the national and regional laboratory networks of Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and the United States. The PulseNet International vision is the standardised use of whole genome sequencing (WGS) to identify and subtype food-borne bacterial pathogens worldwide, replacing traditional methods to strengthen… CONTINUE READING
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