Cloning and expression in Escherichia coli of LKP pilus genes from a nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae strain.

@article{Kar1990CloningAE,
  title={Cloning and expression in Escherichia coli of LKP pilus genes from a nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae strain.},
  author={Siddhartha P Kar and S C To and Charles C. Brinton},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={1990},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={903-8}
}
Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae HF0295, isolated by aspiration from the middle ear of a patient with otitis media, expresses long, thick, and hemagglutinating pili of a single serotype (LKP1) on its surface. An intact pilus vaccine consisting of the LKP1 serotype protected chinchillas against experimental otitis media (C. C. Brinton, Jr., M. J. Carter, D… CONTINUE READING