15. Population Genetics of Salmonella: Selection for Antigenic Diversity

  1. D. Ashley Robinson2,
  2. Daniel Falush3 and
  3. Edward J. Feil4
  1. Kristen Butela and
  2. Jeffrey Lawrence

Published Online: 9 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470600122.ch15

Bacterial Population Genetics in Infectious Disease

Bacterial Population Genetics in Infectious Disease

How to Cite

Butela, K. and Lawrence, J. (2010) Population Genetics of Salmonella: Selection for Antigenic Diversity, in Bacterial Population Genetics in Infectious Disease (eds D. A. Robinson, D. Falush and E. J. Feil), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470600122.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork Ireland

  3. 4

    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470424742

Online ISBN: 9780470600122

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Keywords:

  • Salmonella population genetics - selection and antigenic diversity;
  • generation timescale diversification - Haemophilus and Neisseria;
  • antigenic diversity generating mechanisms - in Salmonella

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Generation Timescale Diversification

  • Antigenic Diversity in Salmonella

  • Why Are Diverse H and O Antigens Maintained in Salmonella?

  • Conclusions

  • References