Host Response to Staphylococcus epidermidis Colonization and Infections

@inproceedings{Nguyen2017HostRT,
  title={Host Response to Staphylococcus epidermidis Colonization and Infections},
  author={Thuan H. Nguyen and Matthew D. Park and Michael Otto},
  booktitle={Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol.},
  year={2017}
}
The majority of research in the Staphylococcus field has been dedicated to the understanding of Staphylococcus aureus infections. In contrast, there is limited information on infections by coagulase-negative Staphylococci (CoNS) and how the host responds to them. S. epidermidis, a member of the coagulase-negative Staphylococci, is an important commensal organism of the human skin and mucous membranes; and there is emerging evidence of its benefit for human health in fighting off harmful… CONTINUE READING
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