Bio EMM

Life Science

Longitudinal analysis of group A Streptococcus emm types and emm clusters in a high prevalence setting reveals past infection does not prevent future infection.

Group A Streptococcus (GAS) is a pathogen of worldwide significance, however regardless of the ubiquity of GAS infections, there stays incomplete understanding of the connection between an infection, colonization and immunity. The M protein, encoded by the emm gene, is a significant virulence issue and vaccine candidate and kinds the idea of plenty of classification programs. Longitudinal patterns of emm varieties collected from 457 Fijian...