Variant abundance estimation for SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater using RNA-Seq quantification.

Author(s): Baaijens JA, Zulli A, Ott IM, Petrone ME, Alpert T, Fauver JR, Kalinich CC, Vogels CBF, Breban MI, Duvallet C, McElroy K, Ghaeli N, Imakaev M, Mckenzie-Bennett M, Robison K, Plocik A, Schilling R, Pierson M, Littlefield R, Spencer M, Simen BB, Yale SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Surveillance Initiative., Hanage WP, Grubaugh ND, Peccia J, Baym MJournal: medRxivPMID: 34494031 September 2021
Effectively monitoring the spread of SARS-CoV-2 variants is essential to efforts to counter the ongoing pandemic. Wastewater monitoring of SARS-CoV-2…

Rapid inference of antibiotic resistance and susceptibility by genomic neighbour typing.

Author(s): Břinda K, Callendrello A, Ma KC, MacFadden DR, Charalampous T, Lee RS, Cowley L, Wadsworth CB, Grad YH, Kucherov G, O'Grady J, Baym M, Hanage WPJournal: Nat MicrobiolPMID: 32042129 February 2020
Surveillance of drug-resistant bacteria is essential for healthcare providers to deliver effective empirical antibiotic therapy. However, traditional molecular epidemiology does…