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Identification of novel Neisseria gonorrhoeae lineages harbouring resistance plasmids in coastal Kenya

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Background Africa has the highest incidence of gonorrhoea in the world. However, little is known about gonococcal populations in this continent or mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Methods Whole genome sequence data were analysed from 103 N. gonorrhoeae isolates from 73 patients, mainly men who have sex with men from coastal Kenya. We annotated loci, defined core genome and mechanisms of AMR, and performed phylogenetic analysis. For patients with... Expand abstract
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10.1093/infdis/jiy240

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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Pathology Dunn School
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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Pathology Dunn School
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University of Oxford
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Pathology Dunn School
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
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Journal of Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
218
Issue:
5
Pages:
801–808
Publication date:
2018-04-26
Acceptance date:
2018-04-18
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Pubs id:
pubs:842209
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uuid:670200ae-9324-4756-a2ad-f011665b0eae
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2018-04-18

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