Whole-Genome Sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 from Quarantine Hotel Outbreak

Lex E X Leong, Julien Soubrier, Mark Turra, Emma Denehy, Luke Walters, Karin Kassahn, Geoff Higgins, Tom Dodd, Robert Hall, Katina D'Onise, Nicola Spurrier, Ivan Bastian (+1 others)
2021 Emerging Infectious Diseases  
Hotel quarantine for international travelers has been used to prevent coronavirus disease spread into Australia. A quarantine hotel-associated community outbreak was detected in South Australia. Real-time genomic sequencing enabled rapid confirmation tracking the outbreak to a recently returned traveler and linked 2 cases of infection in travelers at the same facility.
doi:10.3201/eid2708.204875 pmid:34287141 fatcat:bevehpswhrgcho45ezf6x24xgy