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Assessment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in Oxfordshire, UK, 2007-12, with whole pathogen genome sequences: an observational study.

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BACKGROUND: Patients born outside the UK have contributed to a 20% rise in the UK's tuberculosis incidence since 2000, but their effect on domestic transmission is not known. Here we use whole-genome sequencing to investigate the epidemiology of tuberculosis transmission in an unselected population over 6 years. METHODS: We identified all residents with Oxfordshire postcodes with a Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture or a clinical diagnosis of tuberculosis between Jan 1, 2007, and Dec 31, 2012...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/s2213-2600(14)70027-x

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University of Oxford
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Publisher:
Lancet Publishing Group
Journal:
The Lancet. Respiratory medicine Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
4
Pages:
285-292
Publication date:
2014-04-05
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2213-2619
ISSN:
2213-2600
URN:
uuid:ccd4829a-4a59-4d62-b688-d67674b90d25
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452312
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pubs:452312

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