Surface-associated and secreted factors of Streptococcus suis in epidemiology, pathogenesis and vaccine development.

Abstract

Streptococcus suis is an invasive porcine pathogen associated with meningitis, arthritis, bronchopneumonia and other diseases. The pathogen constitutes a major health problem in the swine industry worldwide. Furthermore, S. suis is an important zoonotic agent causing meningitis and other diseases in humans exposed to pigs or pork. Current knowledge on… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S146625230999003X

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