Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio Schaechter, and Michael Schmidt
Vincent, Elio, and Michael consider a fungal pathogen of insects that acquired a gene from its host that facilitates infection, and presence of gram-negative nosocomial pathogens on community surfaces near hospitals in Brooklyn.
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Links for this episode:
- An insect gene makes a fungus pathogenic (PLoS Path)
- Fungi growing out of insects (one and two)
- Community surfaces harbor bacterial pathogens (Am J Inf Cont)
- Healthcare-associated infections (NEJM)
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