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Poring over pores: α-hemolysin and Panton-Valentine leukocidin in Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia

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Figure 1: Hla is a virulence factor for CA-MRSA pneumonia.
Figure 2: Lysogeny with φSa2mw phage expressing PVL does not affect virulence in S. aureus Newman pneumonia.


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Bubeck Wardenburg, J., Bae, T., Otto, M. et al. Poring over pores: α-hemolysin and Panton-Valentine leukocidin in Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia. Nat Med 13, 1405–1406 (2007).

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