Steptococcus pneumoniae factors of virulence

Accession VIRO:0000503
DefinitionDisease-causing factors of Streptococcus pneumoniae pathogen. This species is a leading cause of community-acquired pneumonia, meningitis, otitis media, sinusitis and a common cause of infection-related mortality at the extremes of life
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Marriott HM, et al. 2008. Curr. Mol. Med. 8(6):497-509 Pneumolysin: a double-edged sword during the host-pathogen interaction. (PMID 18781957)