Journal article icon

Journal article

Genomics reveals the worldwide distribution of multidrug-resistant serotype 6E pneumococci.

Abstract:

The pneumococcus is a leading pathogen infecting children and adults. Safe, effective vaccines exist and they work by inducing antibodies to the polysaccharide capsule (unique for each serotype) that surrounds the cell; however, current vaccines are limited by the fact that only a few of the nearly 100 antigenically-distinct serotypes are included in the formulations. Within the serotypes, serogroup 6 pneumococci are a frequent cause of serious disease and a common coloniser of the nasopharyn...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1128/jcm.00744-15

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Expand authors...
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Jolley, K
Grant:
04992/Z/14/Z
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Maiden, M
Grant:
04992/Z/14/Z
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Brueggemann, A
Grant:
123/734
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Brueggemann, A
Grant:
123/734
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Brueggemann, A
Grant:
123/734
Expand funders...
Publisher:
American Society for Microbiology Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Clinical Microbiology Journal website
Volume:
53
Issue:
7
Pages:
2271-2285
Publication date:
2015-07-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1098-660X
ISSN:
0095-1137
Source identifiers:
523153
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:523153
UUID:
uuid:13350d4a-9ef7-49d5-90cd-9f9233d1bade
Local pid:
pubs:523153
Deposit date:
2015-06-25

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP