Whole genome sequencing: a new paradigm in the surveillance and control of human tuberculosis.

Abstract

Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) is emerging as a very powerful tool for the management, outbreak analyses, surveillance and determining drug resistance of human infectious pathogens including Mycobacterium tuberculosis and MRSA. WGS can also discriminate relapse TB from re-infection and the resolution provided by WGS has no comparison to conventional… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tube.2014.12.007

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