Protection from the acquisition of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage by cross-reactive antibody to a pneumococcal dehydrogenase.

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Nasal colonization by Staphylococcus aureus is the major risk factor for disease and transmission. Epidemiological studies have reported a reduced risk of S. aureus carriage in immunocompetent but not in immunocompromised children colonized by Streptococcus pneumoniae. We investigate the hypothesis that the immune response to pneumococcal colonization… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1208075109

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@article{Lijek2012ProtectionFT, title={Protection from the acquisition of Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage by cross-reactive antibody to a pneumococcal dehydrogenase.}, author={Rebeccah S. Lijek and Santiago Lombo Luque and Qian Liu and Dane Parker and Taeok Bae and Jeffrey N. Weiser}, journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America}, year={2012}, volume={109 34}, pages={13823-8} }