Publication
Title
Consolidating and exploring antibiotic resistance gene data resources
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Abstract
The unrestricted use of antibiotics has resulted in rapid acquisition of antibiotic resistance (AR) and spread of multi-drug-resistant (MDR) bacterial pathogens. With the advent of next generation sequencing technologies and their application in understanding MDR pathogen dynamics, it has become imperative to unify AR gene data resources for easy accessibility for researchers. However, due to the absence of a centralized platform for AR gene resources, availability, consistency and accuracy of information vary considerably across different databases. In this article, we sought to explore existing AR gene data resources in order to make them more visible to the clinical microbiology community, to identify their limitations, and to propose potential solutions.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Journal of clinical microbiology. - Washington, D.C.
Publication
Washington : Amer soc microbiology, 2016
ISSN
0095-1137
Volume/pages
54:4(2016), p. 851-859
ISI
000373337100057
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UAntwerpen
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Publications with a UAntwerp address
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Creation 22.02.2016
Last edited 15.05.2017
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