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polysaccharide intercellular adhesin

important factor in colonization of medical devices by Staphyococcus epidermidis; consists of two polysaccharides, one of which consists of N-acetylated beta-1-6-linked 2-deoxy-2-aminoglucopyranosyl residues; the other polysaccharide is a phosphorylated, succinylated, and nonacetylated version of the first
Also Known As:
PIA adhesin
Networked: 18 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Mack, Dietrich: 4 articles (12/2015 - 03/2005)
2. Fey, P D: 4 articles (01/2007 - 04/2001)
3. Rupp, M E: 4 articles (01/2007 - 04/2001)
4. Rohde, Holger: 3 articles (12/2015 - 03/2007)
5. Frommelt, Lars: 2 articles (12/2015 - 03/2007)
6. Harris, Llinos G: 2 articles (12/2015 - 03/2007)
7. Siemssen, Nicolaus: 2 articles (12/2015 - 03/2007)
8. Somerville, Greg A: 2 articles (09/2007 - 02/2007)
9. Fey, Paul D: 2 articles (09/2007 - 02/2007)
10. Olson, M E: 2 articles (01/2007 - 10/2006)

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Foreign Bodies (Foreign Body)
3. Autolysis

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Arginine (L-Arginine)
2. Hemagglutinins (Hemagglutinin)
3. Vancomycin
4. Vaccines
5. Polymers
6. N-Acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine Amidase (Autolysin)
7. Glucosamine (Dona)
8. Acetylglucosamine

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Catheters
2. Arthroplasty