Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence analyzed in a Dictyostelium discoideum host system.

@article{Cosson2002PseudomonasAV,
  title={Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence analyzed in a Dictyostelium discoideum host system.},
  author={Pierre Cosson and Laurence Zulianello and Olivier F. Join-Lambert and François Faurisson and Leigh Gebbie and Mohammed Benghezal and Christian van Delden and Lasta Kocjancic Curty and Thilo K{\"o}hler},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  year={2002},
  volume={184 11},
  pages={3027-33}
}
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an important opportunistic pathogen that produces a variety of cell-associated and secreted virulence factors. P. aeruginosa infections are difficult to treat effectively because of the rapid emergence of antibiotic-resistant strains. In this study, we analyzed whether the amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum can be used as a simple model system to analyze the virulence of P. aeruginosa strains. The virulent wild-type strain PAO1 was shown to inhibit growth of D. discoideum… CONTINUE READING
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