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Staphylococcus aureus on the skin of test mice with lupus worsens their symptoms

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A team of researchers at the Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, working with a colleague from Japan’s National Cancer Center, has found that the presence of Staphylococcus aureus on the skin of test mice with a lupus-like disease was found to worsen the disease’s symptoms. In their paper published in the journal Science Immunology, the group describes the impact of the bacteria on mice with Sj√∂gren syndrome, an autoimmune disease that is present in lupus mouse models and many human patients.

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