Streptococcus agalactiae Inhibits Candida albicans Hyphal Development and Diminishes Host Vaginal Mucosal TH17 Response
Yu, Xiao-Yu; Fu, Fei; Kong, Wen-Na; Xuan, Qian-Kun; Wen, Dong-Hua; Chen, Xiao-Qing; He, Yong-Ming; He, Li-Hua; Guo, Jian; Zhou, Ai-Ping; Xi, Yang-Hong; Ni, Li-Jun; Yao, Yu-Feng; Wu, Wen-Juan;
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
- Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology,volume 9 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
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- Subject: Microbiology | QR1-502 | Original Research | TH17 response | S. agalactiae | C. albicans | hyphal development | vaginal mucosa
Streptococcus agalactiae and Candida albicans often co-colonize the female genital tract, and under certain conditions induce mucosal inflammation. The role of the interaction between the two organisms in candidal vaginitis is not known. In this study, we found that co-... View more