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NUST and Washington University Scientists find similar genes in superbugs from Pakistan and USA

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article image Staff Report ISD : Tahir Hussain, a PhD student from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan in collaboration with scientists of Washington University, USA worked on clinical pathogenic bacteria collected in Pakistani and US hospitals. The exciting research work was published in the journal, "Emerging Infectious Diseases", which is the top ranked Journal of epidemiology in the world. The researchers studied a family of bacteria called Enterobacteriaceae,…Read More

NUST, US scientists find similar genes in superbugs

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: Tahir Hussain, a PhD student from NUST, Pakistan, in collaboration with scientists of Washington University, worked on clinical pathogenic bacteria collected in Pakistani and US hospitals. The exciting research work was published in the journal, "Emerging Infectious Diseases", which is the top ranked journal of epidemiology in the world.Two genes are primarily responsible for carbapenem-resistant versions of these disease-causing bacteria. One is KPC detected…Read More