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Josephine M. Bryant, Dorothy M. Grogono, Daniel Greaves, Juliet Foweraker, Iain Roddick, Thomas Inns, Mark Reacher, Charles S. Haworth, Martin D. Curran, Simon R. Harris1, Sharon J. Peacock, Julian Parkhill1and R. Andres Floto. (2013) 'Evidence for transmission of Mycobacterium abscessus between Cystic Fibrosis patients from whole-genome sequencing.
Published in the Lancet online 29 March 2013. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60632-7, http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(13)60632-7/abstract
Funding: This work was supported by The Wellcome Trust, Papworth Hospital, NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre, The UK Health Protection Agency, Medical Research Council, and the UKCRC Translational Infection Research Initiative.
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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