Understanding Streptococcus suis serotype 2 infection in pigs through a transcriptional approach

@inproceedings{Liu2010UnderstandingSS,
  title={Understanding Streptococcus suis serotype 2 infection in pigs through a transcriptional approach},
  author={Manli Liu and Liurong Fang and Chen Tan and Tiansi Long and Huanchun Chen and Shaobo Xiao},
  booktitle={BMC Genomics},
  year={2010}
}
BackgroundStreptococcus suis serotype 2 (S. suis 2) is an important pathogen of pigs. S suis 2 infections have high mortality rates and are characterized by meningitis, septicemia and pneumonia. S. suis 2 is also an emerging zoonotic agent and can infect humans that are exposed to pigs or their by-products. To increase our knowledge of the pathogenesis of meningitis, septicemia and pneumonia in pigs caused by S. suis 2, we profiled the response of peripheral blood mononuclear cells ( PBMC… CONTINUE READING

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