Daily Archives: September 11, 2019

When cell death is better than cell survival: Monocyte response to lysates from different strains of Campylobacter jejuni

Schematic representation of monocyte responses to Campylobacter jejuni lysates. AoS

Campylobacter jejuni, a Gram-negative pathogen, is one of the leading bacterial causes of gastroenteritis world-wide. The invasion and multiplication of C. jejuni is a multistep process that includes interaction with the intestinal epithelial cells (IECs). The only

Sneddon syndrome and non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis

Sneddon syndrome and non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis

Sneddon syndrome (SS) is a non-inflammatory thrombotic arteriopathy characterized by the combination of cerebrovascular disease and livedo racemosa (LR). Autopsy studies are scanty. We described the full clinico-pathological study of an SS patient with marantic endocarditis. This