Invasion of respiratory epithelial cells by Burkholderia (Pseudomonas) cepacia.

@article{Burns1996InvasionOR,
  title={Invasion of respiratory epithelial cells by Burkholderia (Pseudomonas) cepacia.},
  author={Jane L. Burns and Mechthild Jonas and Emil Y. Chi and Diane K. Clark and Alexander C. Berger and Adam D. Griffith},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={1996},
  volume={64 10},
  pages={4054-9}
}
Pulmonary infections caused by Burkholderia (Pseudomonas) cepacia are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. Several features suggestive of cellular invasion and intracellular sequestration of B. cepacia in CF are persistence of infection in the face of antibiotic therapy to which the organism demonstrates in vitro susceptibility and a propensity to cause bacteremic infections in patients with CF. Epithelial cell invasion was demonstrated in vitro in… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
56 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 56 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…