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Population genetics of clinical E. coli

Unit(s) of assessment: Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy

School: School of Science and Technology


Genomics of health care E.coli infections: Genome level investigation of bacteraemia and urine infections caused by E. coli, using genomics to track transmission and emergence of outbreaks.

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


This research was undertaken in collaboration with Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham, England and the University of Helsinki.

The project was funded by a £56,000 grant from the East Midlands Development Agency (EMDA).

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  • Alhashash et al., 2013, Emerging Infectious Disease 19 (10): 1699-1701
  • McNally et al., 2013, Clinical Microbiology and Infection 19 (8): E328-E334
  • McNally et al., 2013, Genome Biology and Evolution 5(4):699-710