Unexplored reservoirs of pathogenic bacteria, protozoa and biofilms.
This paper identifies protozoa as an important microbial reservoir. The ability of some bacterial species to cause human disease might be as a consequence of an evolutionary selection for intracellular growth and survival through environmental protozoa. Trends in Microbiology 1999;7(1):46-50.
Publication Type: Journal article
Publisher: Trends in Microbiology