Papers

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Previous publications up to 2014:

Bacterial phylogenetic reconstruction from whole genomes is robust to recombination but demographic inference is not. Hedge J, Wilson DJ [2014 Nov 25;5(6)]

Genome Sequencing of an Extended Series of NDM-Klebsiella pneumoniae Neonatal Infections in a Nepali Hospital Characterizes the Extent of Community Versus Hospital-associated Transmission in an Endemic Setting. Stoesser N, Giess A, Batty EM, Sheppard AE, Walker AS, Wilson DJ, Didelot X, Bashir A, Sebra R, Kasarskis A, Sthapit B, Shakya M, Kelly D, Pollard AJ, Peto TE, Crook DW, Donnelly P, Thorson S, Amatya P, Joshi S. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. [2014 Sep 29;]

Infectious Diseases and Tropical Disease Pathology: SC16-1 rRNA SEQUENCING IN MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGICAL DIAGNOSIS OF BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN THE AUTOPSY SETTING. Hart JD, Street T, Wrightson JM, Moore DP, Scott AG, Crook DW, Turner GD. Pathology. [2014 Oct;46 Suppl 2:S26]

Can rapid integrated polymerase chain reaction-based diagnostics for gastrointestinal pathogens improve routine hospital infection control practice? A diagnostic study. Pankhurst L, Macfarlane-Smith L, Buchanan J, Anson L, Davies K, O'Connor L, Ashwin H, Pike G, Dingle KE, Peto TE, Wordsworth S, Walker AS, Wilcox MH, Crook DW. Health technology assessment (Winchester, England). [2014 Aug;18(53):1-167]

Mobile elements drive recombination hotspots in the core genome of Staphylococcus aureus. Everitt RG, Didelot X, Batty EM, Miller RR, Knox K, Young BC, Bowden R, Auton A, Votintseva A, Larner-Svensson H, Charlesworth J, Golubchik T, Ip CL, Godwin H, Fung R, Peto TE, Walker AS, Crook DW, Wilson DJ. Nature communications. [2014 May 23;5:3956]

Reply to Mills and Linkin. Price JR, Golubchik T, Wilson DJ, Crook DW, Walker AS, Peto TE, Paul J, Llewelyn MJ. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. [2014 May 20;]

Reduction of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease 3 Years After the Introduction of the 13-Valent Conjugate Vaccine in the Oxfordshire Region of England. Moore CE, Paul J, Foster D, Mahar SA, Griffiths D, Knox K, Peto TE, Walker AS, Crook DW, for the Oxford Invasive Pneumococcal Surveillance Group. The Journal of infectious diseases. [2014 Apr 9;]

Dynamics of acquisition and loss of carriage of Staphylococcus aureus strains in the community: the effect of clonal complex. Miller RR, Walker AS, Godwin H, Fung R, Votintseva A, Bowden R, Mant D, Peto TE, Crook DW, Knox K. The Journal of infection. [2014 May;68(5):426-39]