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Publication highlights 2012

1. Whole-genome sequencing for analysis of an outbreak of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a descriptive study.
Harris SR, Cartwright EJP, Török ME, Holden MTG, Brown NM, Ogilvy-Stuart AL, Ellington MJ, Quail MA, Bentley SD, Parkhill J, Peacock SJ.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2012 Nov 9. doi:pii: S1473-3099(12)70268-2. 10.1016/S1473-3099(12)70268-2. [Epub ahead of print]

2. Rapid whole-genome sequencing of bacterial pathogens in the clinical microbiology laboratory--pipe dream or reality?
Török ME, Peacock SJ.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 Oct;67(10):2307-8. doi: 10.1093/jac/dks247. Epub 2012 Jun 22. Review.

3. Rapid whole-genome sequencing for investigation of a neonatal MRSA outbreak.
Köser CU, Holden MT, Ellington MJ, Cartwright EJ, Brown NM, Ogilvy-Stuart AL, Hsu LY, Chewapreecha C, Croucher NJ, Harris SR, Sanders M, Enright MC, Dougan G, Bentley SD, Parkhill J, Fraser LJ, Betley JR, Schulz-Trieglaff OB, Smith GP, Peacock SJ.
N Engl J Med. 2012 Jun 14;366(24):2267-75.

4. Routine use of microbial whole genome sequencing in diagnostic and public health microbiology.
Köser CU, Ellington MJ, Cartwright EJ, Gillespie SH, Brown NM, Farrington M, Holden MT, Dougan G, Bentley SD, Parkhill J, Peacock SJ
PLoS Pathog. 2012 Aug;8(8):e1002824. Epub 2012 Aug 2.

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