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High-quality draft genome sequences for four drug-resistant or outbreak-associated Shigella sonnei strains generated with PacBio sequencing and whole-genome maps.

Authors: Lindsey, Rebecca L and Batra, Dhwani and Rowe, Lori and N Loparev, Vladimir and Juieng, Phalasy and Garcia-Toledo, Lisley and Bicknese, Amelia and Stripling, Devon and Martin, Haley and Chen, Jessica and Strockbine, Nancy and Trees, Eija

Drug-resistant Shigella sonnei poses a clinical and public health challenge. We report here the high-quality draft whole-genome sequences of four outbreak-associated S. sonnei isolates; three were resistant to two or more antibiotics, and one was resistant to streptomycin only.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00906-17
Year: 2017

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