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Virulence

The degree of pathogenicity within a group or species of microorganisms or viruses as indicated by case fatality rates and/or the ability of the… Expand
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2006
Review
2006
Many plant-associated microbes are pathogens that impair plant growth and reproduction. Plants respond to infection using a two… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Pathogenic Escherichia coli cause over 160 million cases of dysentery and one million deaths per year, whereas non‐pathogenic E… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND A new type of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), designated community-acquired MRSA, is becoming… Expand
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2001
Review
2001
SUMMARY The gram-positive bacterium Listeria monocytogenes is the causative agent of listeriosis, a highly fatal opportunistic… Expand
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2001
Review
2001
Candidiasis is a common infection of the skin, oral cavity and esophagus, gastrointestinal tract, vagina and vascular system of… Expand
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1998
Review
1998
SUMMARY Escherichia coli is the predominant nonpathogenic facultative flora of the human intestine. Some E. coli strains, however… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
  • S. Frank
  • The Quarterly Review of Biology
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 14829042
Several evolutionary processes influence virulence, the amount of damage a parasite causes to its host. For example, parasites… Expand
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
cagA, a gene that codes for an immunodominant antigen, is present only in Helicobacter pylori strains that are associated with… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
An insertional mutagenesis system that uses transposons carrying unique DNA sequence tags was developed for the isolation of… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
  • J. Johnson
  • Clinical Microbiology Reviews
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 20352625
Uropathogenic strains of Escherichia coli are characterized by the expression of distinctive bacterial properties, products, or… Expand