Invasion and intracellular survival of Burkholderia cepacia.

  title={Invasion and intracellular survival of Burkholderia cepacia.},
  author={Daniel W. Martin and Christian D. Mohr},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  volume={68 1},
Burkholderia cepacia has emerged as an important pulmonary pathogen in immunocompromised patients and in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Little is known about the virulence factors and pathogenesis of B. cepacia, although the persistent and sometimes invasive infections caused by B. cepacia suggest that the organism possesses mechanisms for both cellular invasion and evasion of the host immune response. In this study, cultured human cells were used to analyze the invasion and intracellular… CONTINUE READING
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