Longitudinal changes in the nasopharyngeal resistome of South African infants using shotgun metagenomic sequencing.

<h4>Introduction</h4>Nasopharyngeal (NP) colonization with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria is a global public health concern. Antimicrobial-resistance (AMR) genes carried by the resident NP microbiota may serve as a reservoir for transfer of resistance elements to opportunistic pathogen...

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Main Authors: Rendani I Manenzhe, Felix S Dube, Meredith Wright, Katie Lennard, Heather J Zar, Stephanie Mounaud, William C Nierman, Mark P Nicol, Clinton Moodley
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2020-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0231887