Pseudomonas aeruginosa exoenzyme S induces proliferation of human T lymphocytes.

@article{Mody1995PseudomonasAE,
  title={Pseudomonas aeruginosa exoenzyme S induces proliferation of human T lymphocytes.},
  author={Christopher H Mody and D E Buser and Rachel M Syme and Donald E. Woods},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={1995},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={1800-5}
}
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a gram-negative bacterium that is responsible for devastating acute and chronic infections, which include bronchiectasis in cystic fibrosis, nosocomial pneumonia, and infection of burn wounds. Previous studies have demonstrated that these patients have impaired host responses, including cell-mediated immune responses, which are important in anti-Pseudomonas host defense. The P. aeruginosa exoproduct, exoenzyme S, has a number of characteristics which suggest that it… CONTINUE READING