Sleeping Sickness-causing Parasites Recombine, Affecting Virulence, Study Says | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mixing between two protozoan parasite subspecies is associated with differences in virulence, as well as the presentation of the sleeping sickness they cause, according to a new study in mBio this week from the University of Liverpool's Neil Hall and his colleagues.

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