Journal article

Doxycycline reduces mortality and injury to the brain and cochlea in experimental pneumococcal meningitis

  • Meli, Damian N. Institute for Infectious Diseases, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Coimbra, Roney S. Institute for Infectious Diseases, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Erhart, Dominik G. Institute for Infectious Diseases, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Loquet, Gérard Department of Medicine, Unit of Physiology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Bellac, Caroline L. Institute for Infectious Diseases, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Täuber, Martin G. Institute for Infectious Diseases, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Neumann, Ulf Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland
  • Leib, Stephen L. Institute for Infectious Diseases, University of Bern, Switzerland
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    2006
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  • Infection and Immunity. - 2006, vol. 74, no. 7, p. 3890-3896
English Bacterial meningitis is characterized by an inflammatory reaction to the invading pathogens that can ultimately lead to sensorineural hearing loss, permanent brain injury, or death. The matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and tumor necrosis factor alpha-converting enzyme (TACE) are key mediators that promote inflammation, blood-brain barrier disruption, and brain injury in bacterial meningitis.... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences
Department
Médecine
Language
  • English
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Medicine
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