Regulation of bacterial trafficking in the nasopharynx
Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 06/29/2012
Pelton SI et al. – Environmental factors such as recent antibiotic usage, smoking and vaccines all impact on the success of specific bacterial species in this competition. Understanding the significant bacterial interactions as well as how bacteria work in concert to regulate density, expression of virulence factors and capacity to produce disease are likely to provide new approaches to disease prevention.