Sortase A promotes virulence in experimental Staphylococcus lugdunensis endocarditis
Simon Heilbronner, Frank Hanses, Ian R Monk, Pietro Speziale, Timothy J Foster
Microbiology | SOC GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY | Published : 2013
Awarded by Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology
Awarded by Science Foundation Ireland
Awarded by Fondazione CARIPLO
We acknowledge the support of the Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology for an Embark scholarship (RS2000192), Science Foundation Ireland for a Programme Investigator grant (08/IN.1/B1854) (to T. J. F.) and Fondazione CARIPLO for a grant 'Vaccines 2009-3546' (to P. S.). We thank Irina Fink for excellent technical assistance, Martine Pestel-Caron for supplying S. lugdunensis strains from different clonal complexes and Joan Geoghegan for helpful discussions.