LMU microbiologists characterize structure of gastric bacterium population in individual patients

Helicobacter pylori, a globally distributed gastric bacterium, is genetically highly adaptable. Microbiologists at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich have now characterized its population structure in individual patients, demonstrating an important role of antibiotics for its within-patient evolution.
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