A Yeast Genetic Screen to Identify Host Cell Pathways Targeted by Legionella pneumophila.

Chen, Emy.

Abstract: Legionella pneumophila is a Gram-negative, facultative, intracellular bacterium and causative agent of Legionnaires' disease, which presents as an atypical pneumonia and flu-like symptoms, such as cough, fever and chills. Disease is caused by inhalation or aspiration of aerosolized bacterium from a fresh water source which is then taken up by alveolar macrophages. Inside its host cell, L... read more

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Genetics.
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