Will You Be My Panton-Valentine Leukocidin Exotoxin?

Will You Be My Panton-Valentine Leukocidin Exotoxin?

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In this episode, Dr. John Bartlett recaps the rise and fall of the Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) exotoxin as a suspect in high mortality and devastating infections related to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The story starts in France and goes global, with a stop in the locker room of the St. Louis Rams football team! Find out why PVL is still important today....
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In this episode, Dr. John Bartlett recaps the rise and fall of the Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) exotoxin as a suspect in high mortality and devastating infections related to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The story starts in France and goes global, with a stop in the locker room of the St. Louis Rams football team! Find out why PVL is still important today....
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