Rapid Pneumococcal Evolution in Response to Clinical Interventions

This article, published in Science, describes a study detailing how genomic plasticity within lineages of recombinogenic bacteria can permit adaptation to clinical interventions over remarkably short time scales. ABSTRACT ONLY: (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)               

Author(s): Croucher NJ, Harris SR, Fraser C, et al.

Published: 2011

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    Citation: Croucher NJ, Harris SR, Fraser C, et al. Rapid Pneumococcal Evolution in Response to Clinical Interventions. Science. 2011:331(6016);430-434.