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pneumoniae was accompanied by significant increases in capsule-specific IgG, as well as by small but significant increases in antibodies to both pneumolysin and pneumococcal surface adhesin A (PsaA), but not to pneumococcal surface protein A (PspA), with higher levels of anti-capsular antibodies at the outset being associated with a reduction in carriage.
Pneumococcal surface protein A (PspA) elicits protection in mice against fatal bacteremia and sepsis caused by genetically diverse pneumococci and protects against carriage and lung infection.