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A clone of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus that expanded rapidly throughout the world has variable recombination rates, researchers led by the University of Bath's Edward Feil report in Genome Biology. Using the Bayesian Recombination Tracker, or BRATNextGen, the researchers examined evidence of recombination in sequence data from 165 MRSA isolates from around the world.

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