Outer membrane proteins of Neisseria meningitidis: structure and importance in meningococcal disease.

Abstract

Meningococcal meningitis is a serious disease with a high incidence in children. Since meningococcal surface structures play a role in invasion of the host and initiation of disease, host defense mechanisms are directed against these meningococcal structures. All virulent meningococci are encapsulated, but other factors are also involved. Only certain… (More)

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@article{Frasch1986OuterMP, title={Outer membrane proteins of Neisseria meningitidis: structure and importance in meningococcal disease.}, author={Carl E. Frasch and C. M. Tsai and L. F. Mocca}, journal={Clinical and investigative medicine. Medecine clinique et experimentale}, year={1986}, volume={9 2}, pages={101-7} }