Mary U Snitily

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BACKGROUND Although scientists have used animal models for years to study the effects of ethanol (EtOH) ingestion on humans, the compounding effect of cigarette smoking has been virtually ignored.(More)
BACKGROUND People who smoke and abuse alcohol are uniquely susceptible to pulmonary infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, the pneumococcus. The primary cellular defense against pneumococci(More)
A rat model of ethanol feeding was used to study the effects of ethanol on antibiotic therapy of pneumococcal pneumonia. Male Sprague-Dawley rats (150 g) received a liquid diet containing 36% of(More)