UK Team Outlines Use of WGS to Assess MRSA Outbreak | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online today in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, a UK team describes the whole-genome sequencing approach it used to assess — and ultimately curtail — a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus outbreak first detected in an infant ward at one of the Cambridge University Hospitals.

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