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Moxifloxacin replacement in contemporary tuberculosis drug regimens is ineffective against persistent Mycobacterium tuberculosis : in the Cornell mouse model (2018-07) - Journal articleTuberculosis (TB), which is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, remains a leading killer worldwide, and disease control is hampered by the ineffective control of persistent infections. Substitution of moxifloxacin for ...
Sequencing of prostate cancers identifies new cancer genes, routes of progression and drug targets (2018-04-16) - Journal articleProstate cancer represents a substantial clinical challenge because it is difficult to predict outcome and advanced disease is often fatal. We sequenced the whole genomes of 112 primary and metastatic prostate cancer ...
(2018-10-12) - Journal articleOptical approaches to fluorescent, spectroscopic and morphological imaging have made exceptional advances in the last decade. Super-resolution imaging and wide-field multiphoton imaging are now underpinning major advances ...
The functional outcome of total knee replacements in young patients : A 10-year matched case control study (2013-06) - Journal article
Whole genome sequencing identifies zoonotic transmission of MRSA isolates with the novel mecA homologue mecC (2013-04) - Journal articleSeveral methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) lineages that carry a novel mecA homologue (mecC) have recently been described in livestock and humans. In Denmark, two independent human cases of mecC-MRSA infection ...