Real-time digital pathogen surveillance - the time is now

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  • Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Services, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4, Canada.
  • Institute of Microbiology and Infection, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK.
  • Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 2FL, UK.


It is time to shake up public health surveillance. New technologies for sequencing, aided by friction-free approaches to data sharing, could have an impact on public health efforts.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155
JournalGenome Biol
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jul 2015


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