- Pulmonary infection by Rhodococcus equi presenting with positive Ziehl-Neelsen stain in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus: a case reportAnastasia Spiliopoulou
Department of Microbiology, University General Hospital of Patras, Ippokratous 1, Rion 26504 Patras, Greece
J Med Case Rep 8:423. 2014..This case highlights the importance of broadening the list of pathogens that can account for a positive Ziehl-Neelsen stain in this select group of patients...
- An extracellular Staphylococcus epidermidis polysaccharide: relation to Polysaccharide Intercellular Adhesin and its implication in phagocytosisAnastasia I Spiliopoulou
Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
BMC Microbiol 12:76. 2012..Here we provide experimental evidence that 20-kDaPS and PIA represent distinct molecules and that 20-kDaPS is implicated in endocytosis of S. epidermidis bacterial cells by human monocyte-derived macrophages...