Humanized Mouse Models of Staphylococcus aureus Infection

@inproceedings{Parker2017HumanizedMM,
  title={Humanized Mouse Models of Staphylococcus aureus Infection},
  author={Dane Parker},
  booktitle={Front. Immunol.},
  year={2017}
}
Staphylococcus aureus is a successful human pathogen that has adapted itself in response to selection pressure by the human immune system. A commensal of the human skin and nose, it is a leading cause of several conditions: skin and soft tissue infection, pneumonia, septicemia, peritonitis, bacteremia, and endocarditis. Mice have been used extensively in all these conditions to identify virulence factors and host components important for pathogenesis. Although significant effort has gone toward… CONTINUE READING
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