Identification of an Immunodominant ABC Transporter in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections

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Burnie, James P.; Matthews, Ruth C.; Carter, Tracey; Beaulieu, Elaine; Donohoe, Michael; Chapman, Caroline; Williamson, Peter; Hodgetts, Samantha J.;
  • Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC97562
  • Subject: Microbial Immunity and Vaccines

Immunoblotting sera from 26 patients with septicemia due to an epidemic strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (EMRSA-15), 6 of whom died, revealed an immunodominant EMRSA-15 antigen at 61 kDa. There was a statistically significant correlate (P < 0.001) b... View more
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