For life in the hospital, Staph drops excess baggage 

Staphylococcus infections are common in the hospital setting and in the community, but the strains that are prevalent in these two environments differ somewhat. A group in Denmark found that pressure from antibiotic use in hospitals is driving some unexpected evolutionary changes in Staphylococcus aureus that make it leaner and meaner. mBio: http://goo.gl/zCPHn

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