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  • n. A type of cytotoxin created by some types of bacteria.

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Examples

  • Association between Staphylococcus aureus strains carrying gene for Panton-Valentine leukocidin and highly lethal necrotising pneumonia in young immunocompetent patients.

    SUPERBUG

  • Severe community-onset pneumonia in healthy adults caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying the Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes.

    SUPERBUG

  • Widespread skin and soft-tissue infections due to two methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains harboring the genes for Panton-Valentine leukocidin.

    SUPERBUG

  • Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leukocidin causes necrotizing pneumonia.

    SUPERBUG

  • Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in France: emergence of a single clone that produces Panton-Valentine leukocidin.

    SUPERBUG

  • Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes: worldwide emergence.

    SUPERBUG

  • Is Panton-Valentine leukocidin the major virulence determinant in community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disease?

    SUPERBUG

  • Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes are associated with enhanced inflammatory response and local disease in acute hematogenous Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis in children.

    SUPERBUG

  • Furthermore, some human isolates have now acquired the genes encoding Panton-Valentine leukocidin.

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  • S. aureus including 162 strains of MRSA which represent the major pathogens in the world, and those that carry the Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene.

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