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lukSF-PV in Staphylococcus aureus keratitis isolates and association with clinical outcome.

Authors
  • Sueke, Henri
  • Shankar, Jayendra
  • Neal, Timothy
  • Winstanley, Craig
  • Tuft, Stephen
  • Coates, Rosanna
  • Horsburgh, Malcolm J
  • Kaye, Stephen
Type
Published Article
Journal
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Publisher
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Publication Date
May 01, 2013
Volume
54
Issue
5
Pages
3410–3416
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1167/iovs.12-11276
PMID: 23580488
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

lukSF-PV+ve isolates were associated with a trend to worse clinical outcome and more surgical interventions, with an effect unrelated to MICs. This suggests that lukSF-PV may be an important virulence factor in S. aureus-associated keratitis.

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