Incorporating Whole-Genome Sequencing into Public Health Surveillance: Lessons from Prospective Sequencing of Salmonella Typhimurium in Australia
Laura Ford, Glen P Carter, Qinning Wang, Torsten Seemann, Vitali Sintchenko, Kathryn Glass, Deborah A Williamson, Peter Howard, Mary Valcanis, Cristina Fabiola Sotomayor Castillo, Michelle Sait, Benjamin P Howden, Martyn D Kirk
Foodborne Pathogens and Disease | MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC | Published : 2018
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
The authors thank ACT Health and OzFoodNet. They also thank the laboratories that performed the serotyping, MLVA, and WGS, including the MDU PHL, the ICPMR, and Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services (FSS). Doherty Applied Microbial Genomics is funded by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at The University of Melbourne. The National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia, funded a Practitioner Fellowship GNT1105905 to B.P.H. and Project Grant GNT1129770 to B.P.H., D.A.W, and M.D.K. Finally, they thank Milica Stefanovic, Russel Stafford, Kirsty Hope, Craig Shadbolt, and John Bates for their contribution to this project. This research is supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship.