Staphylococcus aureus express unique superantigens depending on the tissue source.

@article{Banks2003StaphylococcusAE,
  title={Staphylococcus aureus express unique superantigens depending on the tissue source.},
  author={Michael C. Banks and Nabil S Kamel and John B. Zabriskie and Davise H. Larone and Dana Ursea and David N. Posnett},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={187 1},
  pages={77-86}
}
A comprehensive analysis of Staphylococcus aureus superantigen (SAG) genes was undertaken in isolates from a major hospital and compared with isolates from patients with toxic shock syndrome (TSS). Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis included recently discovered SAGs. Staphylococcal enterotoxin (SE) G and SEI were uniquely expressed in genital isolates. Genital isolates were similar to TSS isolates, although the latter frequently expressed TSS toxin 1. Both had a high frequency of SEG/SEI… CONTINUE READING

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