Researchers from Brown University, the Broad Institute, and elsewhere looked at the level of genetic phenotypic diversity present in Candida albicans, an opportunistic fungal pathogen that usually lives relatively innocuously in the human gut. Using multi-locus sequence typing, genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, and other strategies, the team profiled 21 clinical isolates of C. albicans collected from bloodstream, oral, or vaginal infection cases.

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