Streptococcus pneumoniae

Known as: streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria, Pneumococcus, Diplococcus pneumoniae 
A gram-positive organism found in the upper respiratory tract, inflammatory exudates, and various body fluids of normal and/or diseased humans and… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Streptococcus pneumoniae is an important pathogen causing invasive diseases such as sepsis, meningitis, and pneumonia. The burden… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
During the progression of atherosclerosis, autoantibodies are induced to epitopes of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) and… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
By use of multilocus sequence typing, Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates causing invasive disease (n=150) were compared with those… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus) is carried in the nasopharynx of healthy individuals, but can spread to other host… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The 2,160,837-base pair genome sequence of an isolate of Streptococcus pneumoniae, a Gram-positive pathogen that causes pneumonia… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The population biology of Streptococcus pneumoniae is poorly understood. Most of the important issues could be addressed by the… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Streptococcus pneumoniae is the major cause of bacterial pneumonia, and it is also responsible for otitis media and meningitis in… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The serological properties of six new pneumococcal capsular types are described. A table listing all 90 pneumococcal types and… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
THE Gram-positive bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis1. Although the invasive… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
The antiphosphocholine (PC) antibody in normal mouse sera (NMS) provides protection against intravenous infection with… (More)
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