Researchers from Switzerland, China, the US, and South Africa describe population dynamics for the tuberculosis-causing pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis over time within the same individuals. Using deep whole-genome sequencing, the team tracked within-host genetic patterns from M. tuberculosis isolates in sputum samples taken biweekly from a dozen individuals with tuberculosis over two months.

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