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Supplemental Information

Strain table with associated metadata for E. faecium isolates described in this study

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2562v1/supp-1

List of core-genome variable nucleotide and predicted consequences among ST555 and ST796 E. faecium isolates

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2562v1/supp-2

Predicted chromosomal genomic island content among the ST555 and ST796 E. faecium isolates

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2562v1/supp-3

Predicted chromosomal prophage content among the ST555 and ST796 E. faecium isolates

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2562v1/supp-4

Predicted plasmid content among the ST555 and ST796 E. faecium isolates

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2562v1/supp-5

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Andrew H Buultjens conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Margaret M C Lam conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Susan Ballard performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Ian R Monk performed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Andrew A Mahony contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Elizabeth A Grabsch performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

M Lindsay Grayson contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Stanley Pang contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.

Geoffrey W Coombs contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

J Owen Robinson contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Torsten Seemann performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Paul D R Johnson conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Benjamin P Howden conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Timothy P Stinear conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

DNA sequence data deposited in ENA and GenBank. Available here:

http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ena/data/view/PRJEB14733

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Figshare DOI: 10.6084/m9.figshare.405479)

Funding

This research was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia (1027874, 1084015). B.P.H. and T.P.S. are recipients of NHMRC fellowships (1023526 and 1008549, respectively). S.G. and T.S. was supported in part by the VLSCI Life Sciences Computation Centre, a collaboration between Melbourne, Monash and La Trobe Universities, and an initiative of the Victorian Government, Australia. A.A.M is a recipient of an Australian Postgraduate Award, University of Melbourne. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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