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Stimulation of autophagy suppresses the intracellular survival of Burkholderia pseudomallei in mammalian cell lines
Burkholderia pseudomallei is the causative agent of melioidosis, a tropical infection of humans and other animals. The bacterium is an intracellular pathogen that can escape from endosomes into the… Expand
The molecular and cellular basis of pathogenesis in melioidosis: how does Burkholderia pseudomallei cause disease?
- Natalie R. Lazar Adler, B. Govan, Meabh Cullinane, M. Harper, B. Adler, J. Boyce
- Medicine, Biology
- FEMS microbiology reviews
- 1 November 2009
Melioidosis, a febrile illness with disease states ranging from acute pneumonia or septicaemia to chronic abscesses, was first documented by Whitmore & Krishnaswami (1912). The causative agent,… Expand
The Burkholderia pseudomallei Type III Secretion System and BopA Are Required for Evasion of LC3-Associated Phagocytosis
Burkholderia pseudomallei is the causative agent of melioidosis, a fatal infectious disease endemic in tropical regions worldwide, and especially prevalent in southeast Asia and northern Australia.… Expand
Determinants of mastitis in women in the CASTLE study: a cohort study
BackgroundMastitis is an acute, debilitating condition that occurs in approximately 20 % of breastfeeding women who experience a red, painful breast with fever. This paper describes the factors… Expand
Does Candida and/or Staphylococcus play a role in nipple and breast pain in lactation? A cohort study in Melbourne, Australia
Objective To investigate Candida species and Staphylococcus aureus and the development of ‘nipple and breast thrush’ among breastfeeding women. Design Prospective longitudinal cohort study. Setting… Expand
Probiotics and mastitis: evidence-based marketing?
- L. Amir, L. Griffin, Meabh Cullinane, S. Garland
- International Breastfeeding Journal
- 21 July 2016
Probiotics are defined as live micro-organisms, which when administered in adequate amounts, confer health benefits on the host. Scientists have isolated various strains of Lactobacilli from human… Expand
Supporting breastfeeding In Local Communities (SILC) in Victoria, Australia: a cluster randomised controlled trial
Objectives Breastfeeding has significant health benefits for mothers and infants. Despite recommendations from the WHO, by 6 months of age 40% of Australian infants are receiving no breast milk.… Expand
The Burkholderia pseudomallei Proteins BapA and BapC Are Secreted TTSS3 Effectors and BapB Levels Modulate Expression of BopE
Many Gram-negative pathogens use a type III secretion system (TTSS) for the injection of bacterial effector proteins into host cells. The injected effector proteins play direct roles in modulation of… Expand
Nipple pain, damage, and vasospasm in the first 8 weeks postpartum.
- M. L. Buck, L. Amir, Meabh Cullinane, S. Donath
- Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of…
- 24 February 2014
BACKGROUND Nipple pain and damage are common in the early postpartum period and are associated with early cessation of breastfeeding and comorbidities such as depression, anxiety, and mastitis. The… Expand
Maternal Physical Health Symptoms in the First 8 Weeks Postpartum Among Primiparous Australian Women.
BACKGROUND To describe prospectively the extent, onset, and persistence of maternal physical health symptoms (cesarean delivery pain, perineal pain, back pain, constipation, hemorrhoids, urinary… Expand