Genome Sequence Shows What Makes Bacteria Dangerous For Troops In Iraq

Sat, 03 Mar 2007 03:00 PM EST

... ­Researchers at Yale have identified multiple pathogenic "alien islands" in the genome of the A. baumannii, bacteria that has been responsible for new and highly drug-resistant infections in combat troops in the Middle East, according to a report in the March 1 issue of Genes and Development. [click link for full article] ...