An ISO-certified genomics workflow for identification and surveillance of antimicrobial resistance

  05 January 2023

Realising the promise of genomics to revolutionise identification and surveillance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been a long-standing challenge in clinical and public health microbiology. Here, we report the creation and validation of abritAMR, an ISO-certified bioinformatics platform for genomics-based bacterial AMR gene detection. The abritAMR platform utilises NCBI’s AMRFinderPlus, as well as additional features that classify AMR determinants into antibiotic classes and provide customised reports. 

Further reading: Nature Communications
Author(s): Norelle L. Sherry, Kristy A. Horan, Susan A. Ballard, Anders Gonҫalves da Silva, Claire L. Gorrie, Mark B. Schultz, Kerrie Stevens, Mary Valcanis, Michelle L. Sait, Timothy P. Stinear, Benjamin P. Howden & Torsten Seemann
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