Corneal response to Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.

@article{Hazlett2004CornealRT,
  title={Corneal response to Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.},
  author={Linda D Hazlett},
  journal={Progress in retinal and eye research},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={1-30}
}
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) is a common organism associated with bacterial keratitis, especially in those who use extended wear contact lenses. Recent advances in our understanding of host innate and adaptive immune responses to experimental infection have been made using a variety of animal models, including inbred murine models that are classed as resistant (cornea heals) vs. susceptible (cornea perforates). Evidence has been provided that sustained IL-12-driven IFN-gamma… CONTINUE READING
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