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Draft Genome Sequence of the First Confirmed Isolate of Multidrug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Tasmania

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Gautam, S and Mac Aogain, M and O'Toole, RF, Draft Genome Sequence of the First Confirmed Isolate of Multidrug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Tasmania, Genome Announcements ISSN 2169-8287 (2017) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1128/genomeA.01230-17

Abstract

The spread of multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) has become a major global challenge. In 2016, Tasmania recorded its first known incidence of MDR-TB. Here, we report the draft whole-genome sequence of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolate from this case, TASMDR1, and describe single-nucleotide polymorphisms associated with its drug resistance.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Mycobacterium tuberculosis, molecular epidemiology
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Medical Microbiology
Research Field:Medical Bacteriology
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Objective Field:Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Author:Gautam, S (Mr Sanjay Gautam)
Author:O'Toole, RF (Dr Ronan O'Toole)
ID Code:122841
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Medicine (Discipline)
Deposited On:2017-12-01
Last Modified:2017-12-01
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