- Fitness cost of drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosisS Gagneux
Division of Mycobacterial Research, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, UK
Clin Microbiol Infect 15:66-8. 2009..Here, recent experimental and molecular epidemiological data that illustrate how heterogeneity among drug-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis can influence the relative fitness and transmission of this pathogen are reviewed...
- Infectiousness, reproductive fitness and evolution of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosisS Borrell
Division of Mycobacterial Research, Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1456-66. 2009..Such increased knowledge will allow for better epidemiological predictions and assist in the development of new tools and strategies to fight drug-resistant TB...