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Zh Mikrobiol Epidemiol Immunobiol. 2010 Sep-Oct;(5):106-12.

[Prevention and immunotherapy of staphylococcal infections with bacterial vaccines].

[Article in Russian]

Abstract

Pathogenesis of staphylococcal infection both local and systemic is associated with many pathogenicity factors, which in foreign literature are called virulence factors of Staphylococcus aureus, which were studied as potential candidates for vaccine development. Much difficulties are related to use of known experimental models, which virtually do not allow to determine direct appropriate effect by survival of animals, as well as to data about absence of correlation between increase of antibody titers in animals and protective effect of studied preparations. Despite the importance of the problem of prevalence and severity of staphylococcal infection and intensive research in order to determine protective components able to protect from infection caused by S. aureus, there are no licensed prophylactic preparations with proven efficacy.

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