Wednesday, January 25, 2006


Viable Group A Streptococci In Macrophages During Acute Soft Tissue Infection

Category: Infectious Diseases/Bacteria/Viruses News

Article Date: 17 Jan 2006 - 19:00pm (UK)

This study shows that that group A streptococci survive intracellularly in macrophages during acute invasive infections; the streptococcal pyrogenic exotoxin SpeB may have a role in this survival. Citation: Thulin P, Johansson L, Low DE, Gan BS, Kotb M, et al. (2006) Viable group A streptococci in macrophages during acute soft tissue infection. PLoS Med 3(3): e53.


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