Lack of Sphingosine Causes Susceptibility to Pulmonary Staphylococcus Aureus Infections in Cystic Fibrosis.

@article{Tabazavareh2016LackOS,
  title={Lack of Sphingosine Causes Susceptibility to Pulmonary Staphylococcus Aureus Infections in Cystic Fibrosis.},
  author={Shaghayegh Tavakoli Tabazavareh and Aaron Seitz and Peter L. Jernigan and Carolin Sehl and Simone Keitsch and S. W. Lang and Barbara C Kahl and Michael D Edwards and Heike Grassm{\'e} and Erich Gulbins and Katrin Anne Becker},
  journal={Cellular physiology and biochemistry : international journal of experimental cellular physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology},
  year={2016},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={2094-102}
}
BACKGROUND Pulmonary Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) infections occur early in a high percentage of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and it is believed that these infections facilitate further colonization of CF lungs with Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa). Previous studies demonstrated a marked reduction of sphingosine in tracheal and bronchial… CONTINUE READING