Virulence of Streptococci

H.E. Smith (Inventor)

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    The invention relates to the field of diagnosis of and vaccination against Streptococcal infections and to the detection of virulence markers of Streptococci. The invention provides a method for modulating virulence of a Streptococcus comprising modifying a genomic fragment of said Streptococcus wherein said genomic fragment comprises at least a functional part of a fragment identifiable by hybridisation in Streptococcus suis to a nucleic acid or fragment thereof as shown in figure 5.
    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberWO0238597
    Priority date9/11/00
    Publication statusPublished - 16 May 2002


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