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Host-Pathogen Interactions in Streptococcal Immune Sequelae.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23212184     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Otherwise uncomplicated infections with Streptococcus pyogenes can cause two insidious immune sequelae known as post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN) and acute rheumatic fever (ARF). These diseases follow with a latency of a few weeks or months after primary infection and are responsible for high mortality and morbidity. PSGN has also been linked to infections with group C streptococci of the species S. equi ssp. zooepidemicus (SESZ). Moreover, there are some indications that infection with group C and G streptococci (GCGS) of the subspecies Streptococcus dysgalactiae ssp. equisimilis (SDSE) leads to ARF. Despite decades of research, the picture of the molecular pathogenesis of streptococcal immune sequelae resembles a jigsaw puzzle. Herein we try to put some of the puzzle bits together that have been collected till date.
Authors:
D Patric Nitsche-Schmitz; Gursharan S Chhatwal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current topics in microbiology and immunology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0070-217X     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Top. Microbiol. Immunol.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0110513     Medline TA:  Curr Top Microbiol Immunol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Inhoffenstraße 7, D-38124, Braunschweig, Germany, Patric.Nitsche@helmholtz-hzi.de.
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