The emergence and spread of dysentery

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Shigella sonnei is an important cause of bacterial dysentery in the developed world and has also recently emerged in transitional countries. Phylogenetic analysis based on whole-genome sequencing of a global sample has detailed the recent evolutionary history of this pathogen and shed light on the genetic changes associated with this epidemiological shift.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)964-965
JournalNature Genetics
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2012


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