Candida albicans escapes from mouse neutrophils

@article{Ermert2013CandidaAE,
  title={Candida albicans escapes from mouse neutrophils},
  author={David Ermert and Maria Joanna Niemiec and Marc R{\"o}hm and Andreas Glenth{\o}j and Niels Borregaard and Constantin F Urban},
  journal={Journal of Leukocyte Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={94}
}
Candida albicans, the most commonly isolated human fungal pathogen, is able to grow as budding yeasts or filamentous forms, such as hyphae. The ability to switch morphology has been attributed a crucial role for the pathogenesis of C. albicans. To mimic disseminated candidiasis in humans, the mouse is the most widely used model organism. Neutrophils are essential immune cells to prevent opportunistic mycoses. To explore potential differences between the rodent infection model and the human host… Expand
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