September 18, 2023

Evan Snitkin and Vince Young research in "Nature Medicine"

"Longitudinal genomic surveillance of carriage and transmission of Clostridioides difficile in an intensive care unit"

Findings from a longitudinal study led by Evan Snitkin, Ph.D., Vincent Young, M.D., Ph.D., and first author Arianna Miles-Jay, a postdoctoral fellow in the Snitkin lab, suggests that hospital infections caused by the bacterium Clostridioides difficile may be less a matter of hospital transmission and more a result of characteristics associated with the patients themselves.

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Cited article
Miles-Jay, A., Snitkin, E.S., Lin, M.Y. et al. Longitudinal genomic surveillance of carriage and transmission of Clostridioides difficile in an intensive care unit. Nat Med (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-023-02549-4

Vincent Young

Vincent B. Young, M.D., Ph.D.

William Henry Fitzbutler Collegiate Professor, Internal Medicine/Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology
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