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Researchers discover inter- and intraspecies of Staph ‘gangs’ share nutrients during infection.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria can share resources to cause chronic infections, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered. Like the individual members of a gang who might be relatively harmless alone, they turn deadly when they get together with their ‘friends.’  The findings, reported in Cell Host & Microbe, shed light on a long-standing question in infectious diseases and may inform new treatment strategies. One

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