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What are the key virulence factors for Streptococcus viridans?

Dextran production
Glycocalyx formation
Surface adhesion proteins (FimA, GspB)

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What are the key virulence factors for Strep pyogenes?

Capsule
M protein

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What are the key virulence factors for Strep pneumoniae?

Capsule

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What are the key virulence factors for Neisseria meningitidis?

Capsule

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What are the key virulence factors for Enterococcus species?

Biofilm production

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What are the key virulence factors for Staph aureus?

Capsule
Biofilm formation
Elastin/Collagen/Fibronectin binding proteins
Coagulase
Leukocidin

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What are the key virulence factors for Staph epidermidis?

SD-repeat containing protein G (SdrG)
Biofilm production

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What are the key virulence factors for Coxsackie A/B?

CAR binding proteins

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What are the key virulence factors for Adenovirus?

CAR binding proteins

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What are the key virulence factors for Ricketsia ricketsii?

OmpA, OmpB (attachment)
Type 4 Secretion system (T4SS, host cell entry)