Genome analysis reveals global spread of multidrug resistant typhoid

New paper from the Holt lab, reporting genome analysis of nearly 2000 bacteria isolated from typhoid patients across the globe:

Phylogeographical analysis of the dominant multidrug-resistant H58 clade of Salmonella Typhi identifies inter- and intracontinental transmission events

Nature Genetics 2015 Jun;47(6):632-9. doi: 10.1038/ng.3281

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• For more info see blog post on the Holt lab website

• Press release: http://mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/news/antibiotic-resistant-typhoid-tracked-across-globe-giving-new-vaccine-target

• BBC coverage: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-32687312