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Structural and functional role of Staphylococcus aureus surface components recognizing adhesive matrix molecules of the host.
Staphylococcus aureus is a versatile and harmful human pathogen in both hospital- and community-acquired infections. S. aureus can initiate host infection by adhering to components of theExpand
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Functional analysis of a murine monoclonal antibody against the repetitive region of the fibronectin‐binding adhesins fibronectin‐binding protein A and fibronectin‐binding protein B from
Fibronectin‐binding proteins A and B are multifunctional LPXTG staphylococcal adhesins, comprising an N‐terminal region that binds fibrinogen and elastin, and a C‐terminal domain that interacts withExpand
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The effect of photodynamic treatment combined with antibiotic action or host defence mechanisms on Staphylococcus aureus biofilms.
Staphylococcus aureus is one of the most important etiological agents of infections associated with medical devices. This is in part due to the ability of the organism to form biofilm, which providesExpand
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Prevention and treatment of Staphylococcus biofilms.
Staphylococcus growth on medical devices represents a common occurrence that can lead to serious illness and death. Biomaterial-associated infection, mostly caused by Staphylococcus epidermidis andExpand
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