The role of interspecies recombinations in the evolution of antibiotic resistant pneumococci.

Author(s): D’Aeth JC, van der Linden MPG, McGee L, de Lencastre H, Turner P, Song JH, Lo SW, Gladstone RA, Sá-Leão R, Ko KS, Hanage WP, Breiman RF, Beall B, Bentley SD, Croucher NJ, GPS Consortium.Journal: ElifePMID: 34259624 July 2021
Multidrug-resistant emerge through the modification of core genome loci through short inter-species homologous recombinations and acquisition of gene cassettes. Both…

Ecological Overlap and Horizontal Gene Transfer in Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis.

Author(s): Méric G, Miragaia M, de Been M, Yahara K, Pascoe B, Mageiros L, Mikhail J, Harris LG, Wilkinson TS, Rolo J, Lamble S, Bray JE, Jolley KA, Hanage WP, Bowden R, Maiden MC, Mack D, de Lencastre H, Feil EJ, Corander J, Sheppard SKJournal: Genome Biol EvolPMID: 25888688 April 2015
The opportunistic pathogens Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis represent major causes of severe nosocomial infection, and are associated with high…