The Salmonella Typhimurium Virulence Plasmid

  • Mikael Rhen
  • Suvi Taria
  • Soila Sukupolvi
  • Marita Virtanen
  • P. Helena Makela
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 51)


Salmonellosis is a good example of an infectious disease in which intracellular growth is an essential step; Salmonellae undergo a major multiplication step within host tissue macrophages. Many different serovars of Salmonella cause extraintestinal infections in man and mouse, yet the course of the infection is similar, if not identical.


Outer Membrane Protein Virulence Plasmid Intracellular Growth Virulence Region Extraintestinal Infection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikael Rhen
    • 1
  • Suvi Taria
    • 1
  • Soila Sukupolvi
    • 1
  • Marita Virtanen
    • 1
  • P. Helena Makela
    • 1
  1. 1.Molecular Biology UnitNational Public Health IntituteHelsinkiFinland

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