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Adhesion of Neisseria meningitidis to Dermal Vessels Leads to Local Vascular Damage and Purpura in a Humanized Mouse Model

  • Keira Melican,

    Affiliations: INSERM, U970, Paris Cardiovascular Research Center, Paris, France, Université Paris Descartes, Faculté de Médecine Paris Descartes, Paris, France

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  • Paula Michea Veloso,

    Affiliations: INSERM, U970, Paris Cardiovascular Research Center, Paris, France, Université Paris Descartes, Faculté de Médecine Paris Descartes, Paris, France

    Current address: Institut Curie, Department of Immunology, Paris, France

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  • Tiffany Martin,

    Affiliations: INSERM, U970, Paris Cardiovascular Research Center, Paris, France, Université Paris Descartes, Faculté de Médecine Paris Descartes, Paris, France

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  • Patrick Bruneval,

    Affiliations: INSERM, U970, Paris Cardiovascular Research Center, Paris, France, Université Paris Descartes, Faculté de Médecine Paris Descartes, Paris, France, AP-HP, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

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  • Guillaume Duménil mail

    guillaume.dumenil@inserm.fr

    Affiliations: INSERM, U970, Paris Cardiovascular Research Center, Paris, France, Université Paris Descartes, Faculté de Médecine Paris Descartes, Paris, France

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  • Published: January 24, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003139

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