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Impact of S. aureus colonisation in human & mouse populations and relationship to vaccination

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Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is both a commensal and a pathogenic Gram-positive bacterium. Approximately one third of the adult population are asymptomatic nasal carriers of S. aureus. Clinical staphylococcal disease can range from skin and soft tissue infections to bacteraemia, often caused by the carriage strain. For this reason, interventions which reduce colonisation should reduce the mortality and morbidity of disease, something which has been proved using antim...

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Jenner Institute

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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