PolyTB specifications

Information


Unique identifier OMICS_04915
Name PolyTB
Restrictions to use None
Maintained Yes

Taxon


  • Bacteria
    • Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Publication for PolyTB

PolyTB citation

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Culture independent detection and characterisation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. africanum in sputum samples using shotgun metagenomics on a benchtop sequencer

2014
PeerJ
PMCID: 4179564
PMID: 25279265
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.585

[…] analysis using SNPs, we selected representative genomes from each of the species and major lineages within the M. tuberculosis complex that infect humans, drawing on lineage designations reported by PolyTB (). Genome sequences were taken from entries in the short read archive ERP000276 and ERP000124 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Traces/sra/). We then mapped these genomes against M. tuberculosis H3 […]

PolyTB institution(s)
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Pathogen Genomics Laboratory, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia; Sydney Emerging Infections and Biosecurity Institute and School of Public Health, Sydney, Australia; Pathogen Genomics Faculty, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK; Centro de Patogénese Molecular, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal; Grupo de Micobactérias, Unidade de Microbiologia Médica, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal; Centre for Immunology and Infectious Disease, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK; Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland; Pathogen Genomics Laboratory, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia; School of Computer Science and Information Systems, Birkbeck College, London, UK; Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK

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