By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By sequencing the genomes of bacteria from two clinical samples from the same patient, researchers have identified mutations conferring resistance to the antibiotic daptomycin in an Enterococcus faecalis that was already resistant to vancomycin.

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