Adelaide University, Adelaide, Australia
Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus) is an important human pathogen, which is responsible for the deaths of millions of children each year.
University Hospital, Nottingham, UK
Relevant animal models for the studies of meningococcal pathogenesis are only existing for infant rats or mice. Due to their nature, they are not suitable for vaccine protection studies, and...
Imperial College Centre for Molecular Microbiology and Infection, London, UK
There remains an urgent need to develop vaccines to prevent meningococcal infection.
Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary's Hospital, London, UK
Little is known about children's experience after amputation due to meningococcal septicaemia.
Lund University, Lund, Sweden
The group B streptococcus (GBS) is the leading cause of septicaemia and meningitis in newborns.
Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary, Canada
GBS serotype III is responsible for ~ 80% of meningitis cases due to GBS. In a recent study of 1207 pregnant women in Alberta, we compared the serotype distributions of vaginal-rectal GBS isolates to...