Patent Number: 8,575,093

Title: Composition and method for treating Streptococcus pneumoniae infection

Abstract: A method of preventing and/or treating S. pneumoniae infection in mammalian subjects, wherein said method comprises administering to said subjects a composition comprising one or more agents that are capable of inhibiting the binding of the S. pneumoniae cell wall protein FBA to the respiratory tract cells of said subject.

Inventors: Mizrachi Nebenzahl; Yaffa (Be'er Sheva, IL), Dagan; Ron (Omer, IL)

Assignee: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Research and Development Authority

International Classification: A61K 38/00 (20060101); C07K 16/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017