Superantigen interactions in streptococcal tonsillitis

Streptococcus pyogenes is the commonest cause of bacterial throat infections, and asymptomatic throat carriage acts as an important reservoir for invasive soft tissue infections. Despite the high rates of infection little is known about the immunology of streptococcal throat infections. Superantigen...

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Main Author: Davies, Frances Joan
Other Authors: Sriskandan, Shiranee
Published: Imperial College London 2012
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