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    • Genetic variability in the sdrD gene in Staphylococcus aureus from healthy nasal carriers 

      Ajayi, Clement; Åberg, Espen; Askarian, Fatemeh; Sollid, Johanna U Ericson; Johannessen, Mona; Hanssen, Anne Merethe (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-16)
      <p><i>Background</i>: <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> cell wall anchored Serine Aspartate repeat containing protein D (<i>sdrD</i>) is a member of the microbial surface component recognising adhesive matrix molecules (MSCRAMMs). It is involved in the bacterial adhesion and virulence. However the extent of genetic variation in <i>S. aureus sdrD</i> gene within isolates from healthy carriers are not ...