Analysis of hemolysin operons in Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae.


Among the twelve different serotypes of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, the causative agent of swine pleuropneumonia, a strongly active hemolysin I (HlyI) is produced by serotypes which are particularly virulent, and less active hemolysin II (HlyII) is produced by all serotypes except type 10. In the serotypes 1, 5a, 5b, 9, 10 and 11, which produce HlyI… (More)


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