Journal article

Extensive Capsule Locus Variation and Large-Scale Genomic Recombination within the Klebsiella pneumoniae Clonal Group 258

Kelly L Wyres, Claire Gorrie, David J Edwards, Heiman FL Wertheim, Li Yang Hsu, Van Kinh Nguyen, Ruth Zadoks, Stephen Baker, Kathryn E Holt

Genome biology and evolution | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015

Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative


Awarded by Wellcome Trust


Awarded by Royal Society


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (Fellowship #628930) to K.E.H., the Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative (#VR0082) and the Wellcome Trust and the Royal Society (Sir Henry Dale Fellowship #100087/Z/12/Z) to S.B. The authors thank Trinh Dao Tuyet (National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Vietnam), Tse Hsien Koh (Singapore General Hospital, Singapore), Mark Thomas and Peter Ostrum (Countryside Veterinary Clinic, LLP, USA) for the provision of bacterial isolates. They also thank the sequencing teams at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute for genome sequencing of eight isolates (funded by Wellcome Trust grant #098051 to Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) and the Microbiological Diagnostic Unit (University of Melbourne, Australia) for sequencing of the KpMDU1 isolate.