Plasmid variation in the global epidemiology and pathogenesis of E.coli ST131

Project
  • Unit(s) of assessment: Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy
  • School: School of Science and Technology

Overview

International partnering award to study the accessory genome and plasmid variation in an MDR E. coli clone.

See more about NTU's work in this area: The Pathogen Research Group.

Collaboration

This research was undertaken in collaboration with the West China Hospital, University of Swansea and the University of Helsinki.

The project was funded by a £12,000 grant from the Royal Society.

Publications

Alqasim et al., 2014, BMC Genomics 15 (1): 830
Feng et al, In press, Sci rep.

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