Thursday, June 30, 2016

Immunopathogenesis of Staphylococcal Skin Infections

Hill PB and Imai A. The immunopathogenesis of staphylococcal skin infections – A review. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2016; 49: 8-28(Link to Article). 
PubMed ID (PMID): NA
Reprints: Peter Hill
Comments: This is a review paper that highlights Saphylococcus virulence factors, especially those used to "invade" the skin, and the "defenses" used by the skin and the immune system to resist infections by this microbe. This article provides relevance information in an entertaining fashion
Recommended by: Thierry Olivry, NC State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA