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Evolutionary Biology of Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens

Edited By: Fernando Baquero, Cesar Nombela, Gail Cassell and Jose Gutierrez-Fuentes

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Apr 2008 | #170182 | ISBN-13: 9781555814144
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This volume was inspired by the 2004 Fundacion Lilly conference that focused on the series of successive events characterizing the emergence, development, spread, variation, or disappearance of the interactions between microbes and humans resulting in a reduced fitness for the human host.

provides many examples of the impact of evolution on microbes and humans and explores the influence that evolution has on infectious diseases presents in-depth examination of the evolutionary biology of drug resistance features comprehensive coverage of the evolutionary pathogenicity of gram-negative bacteria, gram-positive bacteria, and pathogenic fungi offers contributions by internationally recognized experts in their respective fields


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