What role do nucleases have in group A streptococcal (GAS) infections?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Zartash Zafar Khan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Four antigenically distinct nucleases (A, B, C, D) assist in the liquefaction of pus and help to generate substrate for growth.


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