Klebsiella pneumoniae

Investigators used sequencing, phylogenetics, and epidemiology to retrace transmission during a 2008 outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.

An uncommon clonal group, clone type 307, was the most common among the nearly 2,000 Klebsiella pneumonia samples sequenced.

Scientists are using sequencing to identify resistance genes and piece together the evolution of a pathogen's genome.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: sequencing analysis of Klebsiella pneumoniae, sex-biased gene expression in jewel wasps, and more.

In a study published in PNAS, the researchers found that the bacteria has split into three distinct species and is developing multiple clones that are highly virulent or drug resistant.

Freeze-drying and rehydrating pooled samples may overcome problems casued by dilution of pathogen nucleic acids.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study published today in Science Translational Medicine shows how whole-genome sequencing in real time during an outbreak can help change hospital management to control the outbreak.

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have used whole-genome sequencing to track an outbreak of drug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in real time, demonstrating that sequencing during an outbreak can lead to changes in patient management to stem the outbreak.

This article has been updated to correct the location of LifeSequencing.

The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.