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Bacterial Genetics

Bacteriology

General Basic Characteristics

  1. Matthew B. Avison BSc, PhD Lecturer in Microbiology1,
  2. Peter M. Bennett BSc PhD Professor of Bacterial Genetics2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0004

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Avison, M. B. and Bennett, P. M. 2010. Bacterial Genetics. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Bristol, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Bristol, UK

  2. 2

    University of Bristol, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, School of Medical Sciences, Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Mutation
  • 3
    Mobile Genetic Elements
  • 4
    Acquisition of New Genes
  • 5
    Plasmids
  • 6
    Bacterial Variation and Epidemiology
  • 7
    Genetic Manipulation in Vitro

Keywords:

  • bacterial infections of lower respiratory tract;
  • pulmonary defense mechanisms;
  • bacterial respiratory infection pathogenesis;
  • respiratory tract commensals;
  • acute bronchitis;
  • chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease;
  • bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis;
  • antimicrobial therapy and sensitivity data from cultured specimens