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Characterisation of antibiotic resistance and virulence-associated genes of Paeniclostridium sordellii

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posted on 05.11.2018, 07:39 authored by CALLUM JAMES VIDOR
This thesis explores the genes that the bacterial species *Paeniclostridium sordellii* uses to become resistant to antibiotics and cause disease. This work has also identified the process by which this species is able to share the gene that carries a major toxin among its population, thereby increasing the ability of the *Paeniclostridium sordellii* population to cause disease. *SHOULD BE IN ITALICS*

History

Principal supervisor

Dena Lyras

Additional supervisor 1

Milena Awad

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

Microbiology

Campus location

Australia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences