Researchers from Norway and the UK retraced the history of an extensively drug-resistant case of Mycobacterium tuberculosis that cropped up in a single individual. By sequencing nine samples collected from the individual over three-and-a-half years, the team identified several M. tuberculosis lineages that appeared to compete with and replace one another following exposure to various tuberculosis treatments.

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