Pathogenicity of Staphylococcus lugdunensis

Förderung
IZKF Be2/023/11
Projektleiter
K. Becker
Projektdauer
01/2011 – 12/2013
Inhalt/Content
Staphylococcus lugdunensis is known to cause aggressive courses of endocarditis with high mortality similar to S. aureus. Contrary to S. aureus, the S. lugdunensis armamentarium of virulence factors is largely unidentified.
 
 
 
 

Staphylococcal phenotypes: Normal and small colony variant (SCV) phenotype