Bacterial adaptation to venom in snakes and arachnida

Esmaeilishirazifard, E, Usher, L, Trim, C, Denise, H, Sangal, V ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7405-8446, Tyson, GH ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2729-5035, Barlow, A, Redway, KF, Taylor, JD ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0095-0869, Kremyda-Vlachou, M, Davies, S, Loftus, TD, Lock, MMG, Wright, K, Dalby, A, Snyder, LAS ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3172-3984, Wuster, W, Trim, S and Moschos, SA ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6038-3785 2022, 'Bacterial adaptation to venom in snakes and arachnida' , Microbiology Spectrum, 10 (3) .

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Abstract

Notwithstanding their 3 to 5% mortality, the 2.7 million envenomation-related injuries occurring annually—predominantly across Africa, Asia, and Latin America—are also major causes of morbidity. Venom toxin-damaged tissue will develop infections in some 75% of envenomation victims, with E. faecalis being a common culprit of disease; however, such infections are generally considered to be independent of envenomation.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: Microbiology Spectrum
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
ISSN: 2165-0497
Funders: University of Westminster, Bangor University, Kingston University, European Bioinformatics Institute, Northumbria University, Canterbury Christ Church University, HHS | U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Universität Potsdam, Venomtech Ltd
SWORD Depositor: Publications Router
Depositing User: Publications Router
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2022 13:29
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2022 08:03
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/64384

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