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Title: Adhesion patterns of Neisseria lactamica and its implications
Author: Chang, J. H.
Awarding Body: University of London
Current Institution: University College London (University of London)
Date of Award: 2006
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Neisseria Meningitidis is a pathogenic bacteria responsible for a wide range of serious disease, including septsis and meningitis especially in children and infants. In contrast Neisseria lac/arnica which resides m the same ecological niche as N.meningitidis, the nasopharynx, does not cause disease and is commensal. It was found that the two species of Neisseria have converse carriage rates where N.lactamica has a protecthe role
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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