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New research traces evolutionary path of multidrug-resistant strep bacteria
Date:1/28/2011

ollections of bacterial isolates, such as ours. This type of collaboration fits well with the Rockefeller University's tradition of engaging in studies that combine clinical with translational science," says Tomasz. "Such an alliance between molecular biology and epidemiology promises further interesting insights into the mechanism of bacterial evolution in vivo. It may ultimately allow us to understand PMEN-1's secret of success to learn why this clone was able to spread so widely while others died off."


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Contact: Joseph Bonner
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Rockefeller University
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