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Default List of all the Important Virulence factors

Hello everyone,

I'm finding all the virulent factors a bit too much to learn. Does anyone have a list of all the important virulence factors in one table?

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Star Important virulence factors!!!

Staph aureus - protein A - binds to Fc portion of IgG
SHiN organisms - IgA protease
Gp A Strep - M protein
N Meningitidis, E coli, V cholerae - Fimbriae/pili
C diphtheriae - Transduction beta prophage
spores - diplicolinic acid in core
Cl perfringes - lecithinase alpha toxin
Bacillus anthracis - D-glutamate in capsule
Listeria - Actin rockets, listerolysin O
Mycobac TB - sulfatides, cord factor, tuberculin
Meningococcus - capsule
H influenzae - polyribitol phosphate capsule, satellite phenomenon
E coli - lipid A - for presentation with shock
K1 capsular Ag - virulence factor
fimbriae - adhesion factor
Yersinia pestis - envelope Ag
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