n-commentInfectious Diseases

Tracking the Fingerprints of Drug Resistance

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Science  03 Nov 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5237, pp. 725
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5237.725


Drug-resistant bacteria are hard to classify and track with traditional methods, so researchers are using DNA fingerprinting techniques to identify and follow new and dangerous strains. See main story (p. 724).