NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a study appearing online last night in PLOS Genetics, researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and elsewhere outlined the genome-wide association study approach they used to track down variants involved in antibiotic resistance in the opportunistic pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae.

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