Auxotrophic mutant of Staphylococcus aureus interferes with nasal colonization by the wild type.

@article{Barbagelata2011AuxotrophicMO,
  title={Auxotrophic mutant of Staphylococcus aureus interferes with nasal colonization by the wild type.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Sol Barbagelata and Lucia Guadalupe Pruneda {\'A}lvarez and Mariana Gordiola and Lorena P. N. Tuchscherr and Cristoff von Eiff and Karsten Becker and Daniel O. Sordelli and Fernanda Roxana Buzzola},
  journal={Microbes and infection},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 12-13},
  pages={1081-90}
}
Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage is a risk factor for infection in humans, particularly in the hospital setting. Bacterial interference was used as an alternative strategy for the prevention of upper respiratory, urogenital and gastrointestinal tract infections. This study was designed to assess if the administration of a live-attenuated aroA mutant of… CONTINUE READING