research data . Dataset . 2016

Characterization of the Humoral Immune Response during Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia and Global Gene Expression by Staphylococcus aureus in Human Blood

Martijn den Reijer, Paul; Lemmens-den Toom, Nicole; Kant, Samantha; V. Snijders, Susan; Boelens, Hélène; Tavakol, Mehri; J. Verkaik, Nelianne; Belkum, Alex van; A. Verbrugh, Henri; J. B. van Wamel, Willem;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
<div><p>Attempts to develop an efficient anti-staphylococcal vaccine in humans have so far been unsuccessful. Therefore, more knowledge of the antigens that are expressed by <em>Staphylococcus aureus</em> in human blood and induce an immune response in patients is required. In this study we further characterize the serial levels of IgG and IgA antibodies against 56 staphylococcal antigens in multiple serum samples of 21 patients with a <em>S. aureus</em> bacteremia, compare peak IgG levels between patients and 30 non-infected controls, and analyze the expression of 3626 genes by two genetically distinct isolates in human blood. The serum antibody levels were mea...
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free text keywords: Microbiology, Genetics, Immunology, characterization, humoral, bacteremia, blood
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