16. Population Genetics of Staphylococcus

  1. D. Ashley Robinson1,
  2. Daniel Falush2 and
  3. Edward J. Feil3
  1. Davida S. Smyth and
  2. D. Ashley Robinson

Published Online: 9 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470600122.ch16

Bacterial Population Genetics in Infectious Disease

Bacterial Population Genetics in Infectious Disease

How to Cite

Smyth, D. S. and Robinson, D. A. (2010) Population Genetics of Staphylococcus, 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.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, 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:

  • Staphylococcus population genetics - phylogenies;
  • staphylococcal population structure - in specific disease context;
  • staphylococcal genetic variation - genetic drift and selection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of The Staphylococcal Population Structure

  • Staphylococcal Population Structure in Specific Disease Contexts

  • Origin and Maintenance of Staphylococcal Genetic Variation

  • Macroevolutionary Considerations and Concluding Remarks

  • References

  • Appendix 1—Diversity and Differentiation