A Surface Protein of Klebsiella Pneumoniae and Escherichia Coli That Binds Phagocytes and Inhibits Phagocytosis
We have previously described a Klebsiella pneumoniae non-fimbrial adhesin (MIAT: mannose inhibitable adhesin/T7 receptor) which works as a receptor for phage T7 and mediates unencapsulated strain adherence to epithelial cells of the oral cavity, urinary tract and intestine (5–7).
KeywordsKlebsiella Pneumoniae Human PMNs Bacterium Ratio Neutrophil Phagocytic Activity Phagocytosis Experiment
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