Epidemic outbreaks caused by environment, not evolution

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Epidemic outbreaks caused by environment, not evolution

by Sarah Lindsay August 4, 2015

Phys.org

 

149 genomes of Salmonella enterica serovar Paratyphi A were analyzed to trace genetic changes in relation to past epidemics. The results indicated that outbreaks of the bacteria were due to environmental, rather than genetic, changes.

 

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