Adapting Koch's postulates

@article{Byrd2016AdaptingKP,
  title={Adapting Koch's postulates},
  author={Allyson L. Byrd and Julia A. Segre},
  journal={Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={351},
  pages={224 - 226}
}
Criteria for disease causation must take microbial interactions into account In the late 19th century, Robert Koch established his famous postulates as stringent guidelines to evaluate causation in infectious disease (1). These original postulates require isolation of the putative pathogen and reinfection of a healthy host to prove causation. Over the years, Koch's postulates have been continually restated to incorporate the latest scientific findings and technologies (2–5). Modern molecular… 
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