About the Authors
- Zhemin Zhou, Angela McCann, Eva Litrup, Ronan Murphy, Mark Achtman
- Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
- Martin Cormican
- National Salmonella Reference Laboratory, Bacteriology Department, Galway University Hospital, Galway, Ireland
- Seamus Fanning
- University College Dublin Centre for Food Safety, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science, Dublin, Ireland
- Derek Brown
- Scottish Salmonella, Shigella and Clostridium difficile Reference Laboratory, Microbiology Department, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom
- David S. Guttman
- Centre for the Analysis of Genome Evolution and Function, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
- Sylvain Brisse
- Institut Pasteur, Microbial Evolutionary Genomics Unit, Paris, France
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: ZZ AM EL SB MA. Performed the experiments: ZZ AM EL RM DB DSG SB. Analyzed the data: ZZ AM DB SB MA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ZZ AM MC SF DB DSG SB. Wrote the paper: ZZ AM MA. Discussed the manuscript: ZZ AM EL MC DSG SB MA.