Journal article

Reporting practices for genomic epidemiology of tuberculosis: a systematic review of the literature using STROME-ID guidelines as a benchmark

Brianna Cheng, Marcel A Behr, Benjamin P Howden, Theodore Cohen, Robyn S Lee

LANCET MICROBE | ELSEVIER | Published : 2021

Abstract

Background: Pathogen genomics have become increasingly important in infectious disease epidemiology and public health. The Strengthening the Reporting of Molecular Epidemiology for Infectious Diseases (STROME-ID) guidelines were developed to outline a minimum set of criteria that should be reported in genomic epidemiology studies to facilitate assessment of study quality. We evaluate such reporting practices, using tuberculosis as an example. Methods: For this systematic review, we initially searched MEDLINE, Embase Classic, and Embase on May 3, 2017, using the search terms "tuberculosis" and "genom* sequencing". We updated this initial search on April 23, 2019, and also included a search of..

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Grants

Awarded by CIHR Foundation


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Australia


Awarded by National Institutes of Health, USA


Funding Acknowledgements

BC was supported by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Frederick Banting and Charles Best graduate award. MAB holds a CIHR Foundation Grant (FDN-148362). BPH holds a Practitioner Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council Australia (APP1105905). TC holds grants from the National Institutes of Health, USA (R01 AI112438 and U54GM088558).