TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.48, no.3, pp.670-678, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Phage therapy, bacterial load, Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1, PhiKZ phage, pneumonia, mice model, BACTERIOPHAGE THERAPY, STAPHYLOCOCCUS-AUREUS, INFECTIONS, EFFICACY, MICE, ANTIBIOTICS, SEPTICEMIA
Background/aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of PhiKZ phage therapy and meropenem alone or combined treatments in a pneumonia mouse model induced by the Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 strain. The cross- talk between lungs and kidneys was also determined.