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Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the evasion of macrophage function in cystic fibrosis.

Jeremy Andrew Simpson

Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the evasion of macrophage function in cystic fibrosis.

by Jeremy Andrew Simpson

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Published by Brunel University in Uxbridge .
Written in English


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ContributionsBrunel University. Department of Biology and Biochemistry.
The Physical Object
Pagination200p. :
Number of Pages200
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Open LibraryOL22676681M

function in cystic fibrosis patients with chronic pseudomonas aeruginosa infection 93 altered neutrophil reprogramming in cf airways may be triggered by cf epithelium directly. 94 altered innate immune responses of cystic fibrosis airway cells to rhinovirus 95 clostridium difficile infection in adults with cystic fibrosis. Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) uses several virulence factors to establish chronic respiratory infections in bronchiectasis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cystic fibrosis .

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the key bacterial agent of cystic fibrosis (CF) lung infections, and the most important pathogen in progressive and severe CF lung disease. This opportunistic pathogen can grow and proliferate in patients, and exposure can occur in hospitals and other healthcare settings.   Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen capable of causing chronic infections in the airways of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients, where it is the predominant pathogen associated with Cited by:

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a fatal, genetic disorder that critically affects the lungs and is directly caused by mutations in the CF transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene, resulting in defective CFTR function. In epithelial cells, the CFTR channel conducts anions and plays a critical role in regulating the volume and composition of airway surface by: 1. In this Research Blast, we’re looking at Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a bacterial infection that causes serious lung damage in people with cystic fibrosis. We're funding several research to detecting Pseudomonas as quickly as it appears, prevent it from settling in the lungs and understand how its biofilms are built so that they can be destroyed and antibiotics can do their .


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Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the evasion of macrophage function in cystic fibrosis by Jeremy Andrew Simpson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a classical example of this phenomenon, wherein a dysfunctional, hyperinflammatory immune response combined with chronic pulmonary infections wreak havoc upon the airway, leading to a disease course of substantial morbidity and shortened life span.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen Cited by: 5. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic Gram-negative bacterial pathogen that causes severe infections in immunocompromised patients and in the pulmonary compartment of patients suffering from cystic fibrosis (CF) (13, 14).In CF patients, disease severity is positively correlated with colonization by P.

aeruginosa and the establishment of chronic Cited by: Respiratory failure secondary to chronic bronchiectasis is the cause of death in more than 90% of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). The predominant microbes involved in CF lung disease are unusual: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Burkolderia antimicrobial therapy has been a component of CF care programs for decades, randomized.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa. and other pathogens that provoke fre-quent and chronic lung infections in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). His approach to aggres-sively treating infections with this bacterium in CF patients in Den-markhashelpedincreasetheirav-erage lifespan from age 20 in to age 50 in By com-parison, CF patients in the United.

This landmark article represents the first report of Pseudomonas aeruginosa as a significant clinical pathogen in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). The authors summarize the case histories of four consecutive patients with CF admitted to a Chicago pediatric teaching hospital.

In all four, P aeruginosa was the predominant organism cultured from Author: Bonnie W. Ramsey. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the major pathogen in the cystic fibrosis (CF) lung. Prevalence is high and, once acquired, chronic infection will almost always ensue.

Several hypotheses related to the underlying molecular defects in CF have been suggested to Cited by: INTRODUCTION. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a Gram-negative bacterium which commonly exists in the environment and leads to diverse opportunistic infections.P.

aeruginosa frequently infects immunocompromised individuals with tuberculosis and cancer and in particular infects those with cystic fibrosis ().In recent years, the increased emergence of drug-resistant P. aeruginosa Cited by: Multidrug-resistant (MDR) Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an important issue for physicians who take care of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).

Here, we review the latest research on how P. aeruginosa infection causes lung function to decline and how several factors contribute to the emergence of antibiotic resistance in P. aeruginosa strains and influence the course of the Cited by: P. aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen caus- ing major clinical problems in compromised hosts such as burn and cystic fibrosis (CF) patients [1, 2].

A large number of extracellular products, as well as the cell wall and cell surface components, are known to be involved in the pathogenesis of diseas- es caused by P. aeruginosa [3 - 6].Cited by: 2.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa: microbial factors relevant for acute infection. aeruginosa express several surface structures that are important for motility and adhesion in biotic and abiotic environments. These include a single polar flagellum, polar Type IV pili, and chaperone/usher pili (cup) fimbriae.

Although Type IV pili and flagella are required for efficient motility and the Cited by: Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the evasion of macrophage function in cystic fibrosis. Author: Simpson, David Andrew ISNI: Awarding Body: University of Brunel Current Institution: Brunel University Date of Award: Availability of Full Text.

Introduction. Lung problem is the dominant clinical feature consequence of chronic excessive inflammation, and accounts for morbidity and mortality in patients with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), an autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in gene encoding Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane conductance Regulator (CFTR) protein [1,2].Persistent inflammation is Cited by: Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa) is the predominant organism infecting the airways of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).

This organism has an armamentarium of survival mechanisms that allows it to survive in the CF airway. Since colonization and chronic infection with Pa is associated with poorer lung function and increased morbidity and mortality, therapies that can prevent Cited by:   Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a major health challenge that causes recalcitrant multidrug-resistant infections, especially in immunocompromised and hospitalized patients.P.

aeruginosa is an important cause of nosocomial and ventilator-associated pneumonia characterized by high prevalence and fatality rates.P.

aeruginosa also causes chronic lung infections in individuals with cystic by:   Chronic lower airway infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in individuals suffering from the genetic disease cystic fibrosis (CF). Whereas it was long presumed that each patient independently acquired unique strains of P.

aeruginosa present in their living environment, multiple studies have since Cited by: Chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa lung infection is the cause of much morbidity and most of the mortality in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. The high prevalence of P. aeruginosa infections in CF is related to the microbe's large genome and mechanisms of adaptation to the CF lung environment, the host immune system and antibiotic by: 1.

Chronic infection with the opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the leading cause of lung transplant or death in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. aeruginosa diversifies in the CF lung, although why this happens remains a mystery. We allowed P. aeruginosa to evolve in the laboratory under a range of conditions approximating the CF by: 8.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P.a.) chronically colonizes the respiratory tract of patients with cystic fibrosis and causes much of the pulmonary damage and morbidity in this disease. Patients with cystic fibrosis who are infected withthe pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa have shown favorable responses to the drug azithromycin (AZM).

This drug works in an anti-inflammatory capacity, improving clinical outcomes and improving quality of life in this population. The drug has also been shown to affect macrophage.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the most common pathogen for chronic lung infection in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. About 80% of adult CF patients have chronic P. aeruginosa infection, which accounts for much of the morbidity and most of the mortality. Abstract. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the leading pathogen of chronic cystic fibrosis (CF) lung infection.

Life-long persistance of P. aeruginosa in the CF lung requires a sophisticated habitat-specific adaptation of this pathogen to the heterogeneous and fluctuating lung environment. Due to the high selective pressure of inflamed CF lungs, P.

aeruginosa Cited by: Impaired function of macrophages in cystic fibrosis (CF), especially defective phagocytosis, aberrant inflammat ory cytokine release has previously been reported in.

Abstract. Studies on cultured cells and in infection models have shown that cell density-dependent quorum-sensing (QS) controls many of the known virulence factors of Pseudomonas r, it is less clear what role QS plays in chronic human lung infections associated with cystic fibrosis (CF).Cited by: