Written by Dr. Sangamithra, MBBS | 
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Sunil Shroff, MBBS, MS, FRCS (UK), D. Urol (Lond) on Apr 08, 2016

Latest Publications and Research on Diphtheria

Indian J Med Microbiol    

Insights to the diphtheria toxin encoding prophages amongst clinical isolates of Corynebacterium diphtheriae from India.

Muthuirulandi Sethuvel DP, Subramanian N, Pragasam AK, Inbanathan FY, Gupta P, Johnson J, Sharma NC, Hemvani N, Veeraraghavan B, Anandan S, Sangal L

Diphtheria is a dreadful disease caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Lysogenised bacteriophages carrying toxin gene in C. diphtheriae can make the ... Read More

Source: PubMed

Int J Circumpolar Health    

Coverage rates of the children vaccination programme in Greenland.

Albertsen N, Lynge AR, Skovgaard N, Olesen JS, Pedersen ML

In order to estimate the current coverage rate among all children in Greenland, we conducted an observational cross-sectional study identifying all ch... Read More

Source: PubMed

J. Appl. Microbiol.  2020 Jan 30  

Pathological profiles of systemic infections by Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in a murine model.

Silva-Santana G, Aguiar-Alves F, Calvi Lenzi-Almeida K, Gloria Silami Lopes V, Esmeraldo da Silva L, Hirata J˙nior R, Gonšalves Viana V, Simpson-Lourŕdo L, Cristina Nunes Escaleira A, da Costa Gerth J, Regina Pereira Almosny N, Moreira de Souza A, LuÝza Mattos-Guaraldi A

Staphylococcus aureus is one of the most common pathogens in hospital environment and community. Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) producing is clinic... Read More

Source: PubMed

J. Biol. Chem.  2020 Jan 28  

Methionine sulfoxide reductase B from Corynebacterium diphtheriae catalyzes sulfoxide reduction via an intramolecular disulfide cascade.

Tossounian MA, Khanh Truong AC, Buts L, Wahni K, Mourenza ┴, Leermakers M, Vertommen D, Mateos LM, Volkov AN, Messens J

Corynebacterium diphtheriae is a human pathogen that causes diphtheria. In response to immune system-induced oxidative stress, C. diphtheriae expresse... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Pharm Biomed Anal    

Spectroscopic characterisation of a series of Salmonella Typhi Vi-diphtheria toxoid glycoconjugate antigens differing in polysaccharide-protein ratio.

Jones C, An SJ, Yoon YK, Kothari S, Sahastrabuddhe S, Carbis R

Glycoconjugate vaccines consisting of the Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhi (S. Typhi) Vi capsular polysaccharide (PS) covalently atta... Read More

Source: PubMed

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