NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sequencing samples from different parts of the body can uncover new mutations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria that are useful for understanding the pathogen's diversity and spread in individuals infected with both M. tuberculosis and HIV, new research suggests.

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