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Germs, genomes and genealogies.

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Genetic diversity in pathogen species contains information about evolutionary and epidemiological processes, including the origins and history of disease, the nature of the selective forces acting on pathogen genes and the role of recombination in generating genetic novelty. Here, we review recent developments in these fields and compare the use of population genetic, or population-model based, approaches to phylogenetic, or population-model free, methodologies. We show how simple epidemiolog...

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10.1016/j.tree.2004.10.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Journal:
Trends in ecology and evolution
Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Pages:
39-45
Publication date:
2005-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-8383
ISSN:
0169-5347
URN:
uuid:df268f12-e008-42d5-b1f5-5cf0a0a3b81f
Source identifiers:
69639
Local pid:
pubs:69639
Language:
English

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