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1

Neisseria meningitidis

Lipolysaccharide capsule
IgA protease

2

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Forms a biofilm

3

Streptococcus pyogenes

Hyaluronic acid capsule
M-protein
Streptokinase

4

Clostridium difficile

Toxin A (entertoxin)
Toxin B (cytotoxin)

5

Staphylococcus aureus

Lipolysaccharide capsule
Protein A (cleaves IgG)

6

E. Coli

Heat labile and heat stabile toxins

7

Haemophilius influenzae

Lipopolysaccharide capsule

8

Salmonella typhi

Lipopolysaccharide capsule

9

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Lipopolysaccharide capsule
Pilli

10

Helicobacter pylori

Flagella
Adhesins - resist peristalsis
Urease - neutralises acid