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INFECTION AND IMMUNITY, Apr. 2003, p. 22082217 Vol. 71, No. 4 0019-9567/03/$08.00 0 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.71.4.22082217.2003
 

Summary: INFECTION AND IMMUNITY, Apr. 2003, p. 22082217 Vol. 71, No. 4
0019-9567/03/$08.00 0 DOI: 10.1128/IAI.71.4.22082217.2003
Copyright 2003, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
Caenorhabditis elegans as a Model Host for Staphylococcus
aureus Pathogenesis
Costi D. Sifri,1
Jakob Begun,2
Frederick M. Ausubel,2,3
and Stephen B. Calderwood1,4
*
Division of Infectious Diseases1
and Department of Molecular Biology,2
Massachusetts General Hospital, and
Department of Genetics3
and Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics,4
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Received 28 October 2002/Returned for modification 17 December 2002/Accepted 9 January 2003
Staphylococcus aureus, an important pathogen of humans and other warm-blooded animals, is also capable
of killing the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Here, we show that C. elegans organisms that are fed S. aureus
die over the course of several days in a process that is correlated with the accumulation of bacteria within the

  

Source: Ausubel, Frederick M. - Department of Genetics, Harvard University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine