- Stéphane Aymerich, INRA
- Stephen Forsythe, Nottingham Trent University
- Ralf Heermann, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet
- Igor Mokrousov, St. Petersburg Pasteur Institute
- Hirotada Mori, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
- David Nelson, University of Rhode Island
- Raffaele Zarrilli, Università di Napoli Federico II
- Jizhong Zhou, University of Oklahoma
- Hilary Logan, BioMed Central
Despite the limited genetic variability among C. pneumoniae strains, phenotypic differences exist between human isolates that lead to differences in inflammatory potential, so some strains are capable of evading host innate immune defenses during acute respiratory infection.
Neonatal meningitis-causing Escherichia coli is the predominant Gram-negative bacterial pathogen associated with meningitis in newborn infants, and virulence genotyping and phylogrouping may assist in defining the potential E. coli pathotype.
BMC Microbiology 2015, 15:225
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