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Multilocus sequence analysis of the pathogen Neisseria meningitidis

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Neisseria meningitidis is the bacterium responsible for meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia in humans. Meningococcal disease is primarily a disease of young children, characterized by rapid deterioration from first symptoms to death, with an 11% fatality rate and a global distribution. Patterns of genetic diversity in meningococcal populations provide an account of their evolutionary history and structure, which can be inferred by population genetics modelling. Understanding ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology

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Publication date:
2005
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:da523097-d805-45cc-93c6-112c8ee7b101
Local pid:
ora:8835

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