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    • Locating a genetic marker for rheumatic fever using a pedigree analysis 

      Brennan, Katherine M. (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      Rheumatic Fever is caused by an autoimmune response to an untreated Group A P-haemolytic Streptococcus pyogenes infection. A rheumatagenic streptococcus contains fimbriae composed of lipoteichoic acid surrounding an M ...