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  • This month's Genome Watch discusses recent improvements to bacterial GWAS methods that have been inspired by techniques developed for human genetics.

    • John A. Lees
    • Stephen D. Bentley
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  • Two recent studies have investigated the effects of antibiotic use on the intestinal microbiota of preterm infants and young children.

    • Hilary Browne
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  • This month's Genome Watch looks at how genome sequence analysis aids our understanding of pathogen survival within hosts.

    • Claire Chewapreecha
    • Angèle Bénard
    • Sandra Reuter
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  • Genomics studies are prompting a re-evaluation of the diversity ofEscherichia colipathovars and how this diversity corresponds to virulence.

    • Teemu Kallonen
    • Christine J. Boinett
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  • This month's Genome Watch discusses the analysis of aHelicobacter pylorigenome from the preserved Copper-Age mummy known as the Iceman and how ancient genomes shed light on the history of bacterial pathogens.

    • Julian Parkhill
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  • The analysis of mammalian genomes provides new insights into the interactions of endogenous retroviruses with other viruses and their hosts.

    • Astrid Gall
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  • Functional genomics has helped to identify global regulators of sexual differentiation in the malaria parasite.

    • Ana Rita Gomes
    • Arthur M. Talman
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  • This month's Genome Watch highlights how single-cell transcriptomic analysis of infected macrophages has provided insight into the diversity in host–pathogen interactions.

    • Sophia David
    • James Hadfield
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  • This month's Genome Watch highlights how deep sequencing has provided insights into dengue virus evolution under different selection pressures.

    • Rachael Wash
    • Carmen Diaz Soria
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  • This month's Genome Watch explores recent findings on the global population structure and the origin of the successfulMycobacterium tuberculosisBeijing lineage revealed by high-throughput sequencing of global bacterial collections.

    • Dorota Jamrozy
    • Teemu Kallonen
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  • This month's Genome Watch highlights a new large-scale serological platform for the simultaneous detection of multiple human viruses in a single drop of blood.

    • Pinky Langat
    • Velislava Petrova
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  • This month's Genome Watch highlights studies that investigate links betweenWolbachia genotypes and their phenotypes, and explore how Wolbachiaadapts to new host environments.

    • Arporn Wangwiwatsin
    • Anna V. Protasio
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  • This month's Genome Watch looks at how the combination of household contact sampling and whole-genome sequencing has provided insight into the sources and transmission patterns of methicillin-resistantStaphylococcus aureusclone USA300.

    • Alison E. Mather
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  • This month's Genome Watch highlights how high-throughput sequencing has provided new insights into the diversity, evolution and genome organization of arthropod viruses.

    • Astrid Gall
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  • This month's Genome Watch highlights how genome analysis can reveal insights into the adaptation ofPlasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivaxto human hosts.

    • Thomas Crellen
    • Stefano Iantorno
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  • This month's Genome Watch explores how genetic variation in restriction–modification systems fromStreptococcus pneumoniaecontributes to the defence against phages and to bacterial virulence.

    • John Lees
    • Rebecca A. Gladstone
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  • This month's Genome Watch looks at how whole genome sequencing (WGS) can be used to track the source ofPseudomonas aeruginosainfection and to investigate its transition and adaptation from the environment to a human host.

    • Susannah J. Salter
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  • This month's Genome Watch compares and contrasts two studies that used a common genomic approach to understand different pathogenic forms ofEscherichia coli.

    • Kate S. Baker
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  • This month's Genome Watch explores the effect that recombination can have on the interpretation of outbreak investigations, and the far-reaching consequences for genomic diversity in bacterial species.

    • Christine J. Boinett
    • Amy K. Cain
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