Isolate-Based Surveillance of Bordetella pertussis, Austria, 2018–2020
, Daniela Schmid, Markus Hell, Ali Chakeri, Elisabeth Mustafa-Korninger, Alexandra Wojna, Anna Stöger, Johannes Möst, Eva Leitner, Patrick Hyden, Thomas Rattei, Adele Habington, Ursula Wiedermann, Franz Allerberger, and Werner Ruppitsch
Author affiliations: Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, Vienna, Austria (A. Cabal, D. Schmid, A. Chakeri, A. Stöger, F. Allerberger, W. Ruppitsch); MEDILAB, Teaching Laboratory of the Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria (M. Hell, E. Mustafa-Korninger, A. Wojna); Centre for Public Health, Medical University Vienna, Vienna (A. Chakeri); MB-LAB Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Innsbruck, Austria (J. Möst); Consultant Laboratory for Bordetella of the Robert Koch Institute, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria (E. Leitner); Centre for Microbiology and Environmental Systems Science, University of Vienna, Vienna (P. Hyden, T. Rattei); Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland (A. Habington); Institute of Specific Prophylaxis and Tropical Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna (U. Wiedermann)
Figure 1. Flow chart of the Bordetella pertussis isolate–based surveillance system, Austria, May 2018–May 2020. AGES, Agentur für Gesundheit und Ernährungssicherheit (Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety); cgMLST, core-genome multilocus sequence typing; ST, sequence type.
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