Enhanced Nasopharyngeal Infection and Shedding Associated with an Epidemic Lineage of emm3 group A Streptococcus

Afshar, B., Turner, C.E. orcid.org/0000-0002-4458-9748, Lamagni, T. et al. (6 more authors) (2017) Enhanced Nasopharyngeal Infection and Shedding Associated with an Epidemic Lineage of emm3 group A Streptococcus. Virulence. ISSN 2150-5594

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2017 Baharak Afshar, Claire E. Turner, Theresa L. Lamgni, Ken C. Smith, Ali Al-Shahib, Anthony Underwood, Matthew T. G. Holden, Androulla Efstratiou, and Shiranee Sriskandan. Published with license by Taylor & Francis. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The moral rights of the named author(s) have been asserted.
Keywords: Streptococcus pyogenes; group A Streptococcus; nasopharyngeal infection; genotype emm3; serotype M3; invasive group A streptococcal disease; prophage; superantigens; DNases; epidemic upsurge
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  • Accepted: 26 April 2017
  • Published (online): 1 May 2017
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > School of Biological Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 10:32
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2017 08:46
Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1080/21505594.2017.1325070
Status: Published online
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/21505594.2017.1325070

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