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- Sun, Feng‐Jun, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- FEMS microbiology letters 2014 v.355 no.1 pp. 43-50
- Pseudomonas aeruginosa; azithromycin; bacteria; epithelial cells; genes; humans; immune system; interleukin-8; mutants; patients; type III secretion system; virulence
- ... Although Pseudomonas aeruginosa is not typically susceptible to azithromycin (AZM) in in vitro tests, AZM improves the clinical outcome in patients with chronic respiratory infections, in which both the modulation of the host immune system and of bacterial virulence by AZM are thought to play an important role. However, there is currently little direct evidence showing the impact of bacteria pretr ...