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A common gene pool for the Neisseria FetA antigen.

Abstract:

Meningococcal FetA is an iron-regulated, immunogenic outer membrane protein and vaccine component. The most diverse region of this protein is a previously defined variable region (VR) that has been shown to be immunodominant. In this analysis, a total of 275 Neisseria lactamica isolates, collected during studies of nasopharyngeal bacterial carriage in infants, were examined for the presence of a fetA gene. The fetA VR nucleotide sequence was determined for 217 of these isolates, with fetA app...

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10.1016/j.ijmm.2008.06.010

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Journal:
International journal of medical microbiology : IJMM
Volume:
299
Issue:
2
Pages:
133-139
Publication date:
2009-02-01
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EISSN:
1618-0607
ISSN:
1438-4221
Source identifiers:
210549
Language:
English
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pubs:210549
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pubs:210549
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2013-11-16

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