A culture-independent sequence-based metagenomics approach to the investigation of an outbreak of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli O104:H4
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Identification of the bacterium responsible for an outbreak can aid in disease management. However, traditional culture-based diagnosis can be difficult, particularly if no specific diagnostic test is available for an outbreak strain.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||JAMA The Journal of the American Medical Association|
|Publication status||Published - 10 Apr 2013|
- Computational Biology, DNA, Bacterial, Diarrhea, Disease Outbreaks, Escherichia coli Infections, Feces, Humans, Metagenomics, Retrospective Studies, Sensitivity and Specificity, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Shiga Toxin, Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli, Time Factors