Exfoliative toxin

Accession VIRO:0000052
DefinitionFour antigenically distinct exfoliative toxins are identified so far: exfoliative toxin A (ETA) and B (ETB) are responsible for most human staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome. ETC was isolated from a horse with skin infection. Recently, ETD was identified as a new potential human active exofoliative toxin
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Bukowski M, et al. 2010. Toxins (Basel) 2(5):1148-65 Exfoliative toxins of Staphylococcus aureus. (PMID 22069631)