Journal article

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

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology


Awarded by Science Foundation Ireland


Awarded by Fondazione CARIPLO


Funding Acknowledgements

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.