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Development of persistent gastrointestinal S. aureus carriage in mice

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One fifth to one quarter of the human population is asymptomatically, naturally and persistently colonised by Staphylococcus aureus. Observational human studies indicate that although the whole population is intermittently exposed, some individuals lose S. aureus rapidly. Others become persistent carriers, as assessed by nasal cultures, with many individuals colonised for decades. Current animal models of S. aureus colonisation are expensive and normally require antibiotics. Importantly, thes...

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10.1038/s41598-017-12576-0

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University of Oxford
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Hertford College
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDM
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Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
12415
Pages:
1-13
Publication date:
2017-09-29
Acceptance date:
2017-09-01
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2045-2322
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731208
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2017-09-29

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