Solving a mystery: How the TB bacterium develops rapid resistance to antibiotics

Credit: SDSU For a slow-growing microbe that multiplies infrequently, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the pathogen that causes tuberculosis (TB) has long puzzled researchers as to how it develops resistance to antibiotics so quickly, in a matter of weeks to months. Now, TB researchers at San Diego State University have uncovered a crucial clue to the mystery: the […]

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