A mouse model reproducing the pathophysiology of neonatal group B streptococcal infection

Animal models of group-B streptococcal infections are needed to develop effective therapies. Here, Andrade et al. present a mouse model in which the bacteria are transmitted from vaginally colonised pregnant females to their offspring, causing neonatal meningitis and neurological developmental disab...

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Main Authors: Elva Bonifácio Andrade, Ana Magalhães, Ana Puga, Madalena Costa, Joana Bravo, Camila Cabral Portugal, Adília Ribeiro, Margarida Correia-Neves, Augusto Faustino, Arnaud Firon, Patrick Trieu-Cuot, Teresa Summavielle, Paula Ferreira
Format: Article
Published: Nature Publishing Group 2018-08-01
Series:Nature Communications
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05492-y