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Serum cytokine profile in mice after injection of supernatants of group A streptococci culture

Cytokines are involved in various pathophysiological processes of macroorganism, including regulation of immune response and inflammation. Numerous experiments have demonstrated that cytokines, necessary in small doses, may result in the development of “cytokine storm” when produced in

S5nA – a novel group a streptococcal immune evasion factor

Streptococcus pyogenes (aka Group A Streptococcus, GAS) is a pathogenic bacterium that causes disease in humans, ranging from pharyngitis (‘strep throat’) and skin infections to severe invasive diseases, such as necrotizing fasciitis (‘flesh-eating disease) and life-threatening toxic