General Information:

Id: 2,123 (click here to show other Interactions for entry)
Diseases: Pseudomonas aeruginosa diseases
pathogen-host system
Pseudomonas aeruginosa/mammalia
Reference: Sadikot RT et al.(2005) Pathogen-host interactions in Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 171: 1209-1223 [PMID: 15695491]

Interaction Information:

Comment Alginate production or mucoidy is another prominent feature of P. aeruginosa encountered in patients with CF (cystic fribrosis). Conversion to a mucoid strain, which is dependent on biofilm formation, has been associated with establishment of chronic infection in CF.
Formal Description
Interaction-ID: 17448


P. aeruginosa infection, chronic

increases_quantity of


mucoid strain

in patients with CF