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What does PVL stand for?

PVL stands for Panton-Valentine Leukocidin (cytotoxin)


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Until last year, most scientists had focused on a different protein, called Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL), as the key to CA-MRSA's deadliness, because it's far more abundant in CA-MRSA than in the hospital-associated strain.