Journal article

Kaptive Web: user-friendly capsule and lipopolysaccharide serotype prediction forKlebsiellagenomes

Ryan Wick, Eva Heinz, Kathryn Holt, Kelly Wyres

Published : 2018

Abstract

As whole genome sequencing becomes an established component of the microbiologist’s toolbox, it is imperative that researchers, clinical microbiologists and public health professionals have access to genomic analysis tools for rapid extraction of epidemiologically and clinically relevant information. For the gram-negative hospital pathogens such as Klebsiella pneumoniae , initial efforts have focused on detection and surveillance of antimicrobial resistance genes and clones. However, with the resurgence of interest in alternative infection control strategies targeting Klebsiella surface polysaccharides, the ability to extract information about these antigens is increasingly important. Here w..

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