Lipoteichoic acid in Streptococcus agalactiae

Shawn M. Somerset, Mark X. Triscott, Shelley A. Klemm, Gordon H.G. Davis

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Streptococcus agalactiae is common bacterial colonizer and pathogen of humans and an important agent of neonatal sepsis, reputed to cause o.a. 2 deaths per thousand live births. It is highly invasive organism and only 10-100 cells of some strains injected intraperitoneally in mice will cause death with 10 hours. Upon post-mortem, the organisms can be recovered from most of the major organ, perticularly the spleen.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)405-407
Number of pages3
Issue numberSUPPL. 3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1983
Externally publishedYes


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