Lipworth S, Hough N, Buchanan R, Smith EG, Robinson E, Alexander E, Peto T, Crook D, Walker T.
Antimicrobal Agents and Chemotherapy, (2019) Pg 1-3
In our recent study of 203 sequential isolates evaluating the ability of whole-genome sequencing (WGS) to predict clarithromycin resistance in Mycobacterium abscessus, we demonstrated high sensitivity but poor specificity of mutations identified in a literature search. Most of the discrepancies occurred in isolates predicted to be inducibly resistant (they showed early time point susceptibility but became resistant after prolonged incubation).
My HDR UK Black Internship Programme experience in health data: Phinehas Arkorful
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