Nutritional virulence of Francisella tularensis

  title={Nutritional virulence of Francisella tularensis},
  author={Marina {\vS}anti{\'c} and Yousef Abu Kwaik},
  booktitle={Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol.},
One of the most fundamental aspects of infectious diseases is microbial acquisition of nutrients in vivo, which impacts virulence and antibiotic treatment. Therefore, it is not surprising that part of the innate host defense against microbial infection is to limit access of various invading pathogens to sources of host nutrients (Abu Kwaik and Bumann, 2013… CONTINUE READING