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Molecular Epidemiology of Strep Infection: Insights to Better Tackle Rheumatic Heart Disease

Thursday, 2 November
Start time: 11:15 am End time: 12:15 pm
Yas Grand 5
Track: Pathogenesis & Other Biological Insights

Nikki Moreland
University of Auckland


The rheumatogenic emm-type concept in the light of global epidemiological data 
Josh Osowicki (Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)

Studies on transmission in endemic regions
Joselyn Rwebembera (Uganda Heart Institute)

Whole genome sequencing of Strep A: Informing regional transmission pathways through longitudinal genomic epidemiology
Mark Davies (University of Melbourne)