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Cumulative number of isolates sequenced by Genome-Trakr Network

Dictionary: The GenomeTrakr Program is creating a sustainable network of public health laboratories using whole genome sequencing (WGS) to investigate foodborne illness outbreaks and attribute illnesses to specific food products, processing or farming practices, or geographic regions. The program is changing the way that foodborne illnesses are investigated, allowing authorities to investigate small illness clusters before there is a chance to sicken large numbers of people. The network is linked by a common, publically-accessible database that uses a common sequencing platform, with common laboratory and quality control procedures, common on-board training and a common metadata (sample information) standard. Since 2012, the network has expanded to 10 state health and agriculture laboratories, one commercial lab servicing the food industry, and one international lab. The network has built a database of over 10 thousand and 4 thousand Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes genomes respectively from real time surveillance and historical collections. This database has supported multiple foodborne illness outbreak investigations and is fundamentally changing the way that outbreak investigations are conducted.

Information is current as of June 30, 2020.

Fiscal Year - 2020

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Oct - Dec 2019N/A426,733
Jan - Mar 2020N/A460,517
Apr - Jun 2020N/A489,514
Jul - Sept 2020N/ATBD

Cumulative number of Salmonella isolates sequenced over time by the GenomeTrakr Network

Fiscal Year - 2020
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Oct - Dec 2019N/A249,281
Jan - Mar 2020N/A271,150
Apr - Jun 2020N/A283,180
Jul - Sept 2020N/ATBD

Cumulative number of Listeria isolates sequenced over time by the GenomeTrakr Network

Fiscal Year - 2020
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Oct - Dec 2019N/A30,525
Jan - Mar 2020N/A34,323
Apr - Jun 2020N/A34,711
Jul - Sept 2020N/ATBD

Cumulative number of Campylobacter isolates sequenced over time by the GenomeTrakr Network

Fiscal Year - 2020
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Oct - Dec 2019N/A47,371
Jan - Mar 2020N/A51,045
Apr - Jun 2020N/A53,728
Jul - Sept 2020N/ATBD

Cumulative number of Cronobacter isolates sequenced over time by the GenomeTrakr Network

Fiscal Year - 2020
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Oct - Dec 2019N/A713
Jan - Mar 2020N/A731
Apr - Jun 2020N/A748
Jul - Sept 2020N/ATBD

Cumulative number of E. coli/Shigella isolates sequenced over time by the GenomeTrakr Network

Fiscal Year - 2020
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Oct - Dec 2019N/A95,045
Jan - Mar 2020N/A105,268
Apr - Jun 2020N/A112,225
Jul - Sept 2020N/ATBD

Note: The data provided on this website is produced on an ongoing basis for performance management purposes and is subject to change due to updates of preliminary estimates, corrections, or other reasons. In addition, FDA may change the type or amount of data provided on this website at any time. Information marked as "Completed" may include measures and/or key projects for which activities are ongoing but no longer tracked as part of FDA-TRACK.

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