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Research Article

B Cell Activation by Outer Membrane Vesicles—A Novel Virulence Mechanism

  • Maria Laura A. Perez Vidakovics,

    Affiliation: Medical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Malmö, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

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  • Johan Jendholm,

    Affiliation: Medical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Malmö, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

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  • Matthias Mörgelin,

    Affiliation: Section of Clinical and Experimental Infectious Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Anne Månsson,

    Affiliation: Division of ENT Diseases, Department of Clinical Sciences, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden

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  • Christer Larsson,

    Affiliation: Center for Molecular Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Malmö, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

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  • Lars-Olaf Cardell,

    Affiliation: Division of ENT Diseases, Department of Clinical Sciences, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden

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  • Kristian Riesbeck mail

    kristian.riesbeck@med.lu.se

    Affiliation: Medical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Malmö, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

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  • Published: January 15, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000724

About the Authors

Maria Laura A. Perez Vidakovics, Johan Jendholm, Kristian Riesbeck
Medical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Malmö, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden
Matthias Mörgelin
Section of Clinical and Experimental Infectious Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Anne Månsson, Lars-Olaf Cardell
Division of ENT Diseases, Department of Clinical Sciences, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
Christer Larsson
Center for Molecular Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Malmö, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Email: kristian.riesbeck@med.lu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MLAPV JJ KR. Performed the experiments: MLAPV JJ MM. Analyzed the data: MLAPV JJ CL KR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MM AM CL LOC. Wrote the paper: MLAPV JJ KR.