September 03, 2012

Sequencing of the Rhodococcus equi genome

The International Rhodococcus equi consortium (IREC)
Co-ordinator Prof Jose Vazquez-Boland



Addressing a global problem
Rhodococcus infection is a major killer of foals across the world. An international consortium led by British researchers and with funding from HBLB has documented the bacteria's genetic map, paving the way to future life-saving treatments and vaccines.

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