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Targeting Bacteria That Cause Meningitis and Sepsis

Left untreated, bacterial meningitis and sepsis can be deadly or lead to serious complications, including hearing loss and neurologic damage. Researchers have used the Advanced Light Source to determine the structure of a human antibody that broadly protects against these diseases. The structure provides insight into how the antibody works and suggests strategies on how to improve available vaccines. More>

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