A tollgate for typhoid

Ferric C. Fang, Andreas J Baumler

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Abstract

Humans are uniquely susceptible to typhoid fever caused by infection with Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi. Mathur et al. now report that mice lacking Toll-like receptor 11, which is absent in humans, can be lethally infected with S. Typhi, a breakthrough that promises to speed the development of better vaccines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)473-475
Number of pages3
JournalCell
Volume151
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 26 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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