Flashcards in Ghonorrhea virulence factors Deck (6):
What is pillin responsible for?
Pilli is responsible for attachment and antiphagocytic properties.
Promotes intracellular survival.
Attachement to eukaryotic cells.
Lipid A and core oligosaccharide lacking O-antigen. Acts as an endotoxin. This stimulates inflammation chemokines to TNFalpha