Targeting the pathogenic interactions of a Staphylococcus aureus toxin to combat severe infections
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Stockholm (Sweden)
- Type: Poster
- By: SALO-AHEN, Outi (Åbo Akademi University, Faculty of Sciences and Engineering, Pharmacy, Turku, Finland)
- Co-author(s): Outi Salo-Ahen: Faculty of Sciences and Engineering, Pharmacy, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
Cecilia Antman: Faculty of Sciences and Engineering, Pharmacy, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
Emanuel Smeds: Department of Clinical Sciences Lund, Division of Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Due to the increasing microbial resistance to antibiotics, there is an urgent need for finding novel ways to effectively prevent or treat bacterial infections. Characterizing the mechanisms of how bacteria cause infections has exposed new targets for the development of novel antibiotics. Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), a.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.