Study Detail

Study TypeWhole Genome Sequencing
Abstract Invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) is associated to high morbidity and mortality rates worldwide affecting mainly to children under 5 years old and adults aged >65. Smoking enhances the infection of the respiratory tract and the development of IPD because it promotes the colonization of the lungs t .. [more]
Description Investigation of the effect of cigarette smoke on pneumococcal evolution.
Center NameThe Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute