Genomic analysis of Salmonella Typhimurium from humans and food sources accurately predicts phenotypic multi-drug resistance

  06 December 2021

Salmonella Typhimurium is the leading cause of foodborne illnesses in the U.S., causing over a million cases each year. In recent years, whole-genome sequencing (WGS) has become a standard tool for routine epidemiological subtyping. 

WGS can reliably predict AMR in S. Typhimurium isolates and it can reveal genetic determinants to elucidate the evolution of antimicrobial resistance.

Further reading: Food Microbiology
Author(s): Xin Yin, Yezhi Fu, Heather Tate, Casey Pinto, Edward G. Dudley, Nkuchia M. M'ikanatha
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