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Record number 505875
Title Invasive pneumococcal disease leads to activation and hyperreactivity of platelets
Author(s) Tunjungputri, Rahajeng N.; Jonge, Marien I. de; Greeff, Astrid de; Selm, Saskia van; Buys-Bergen, Herma; Harders-Westerveen, Jose F.; Stockhofe-Zurwieden, Norbert; Urbanus, Rolf T.; Groot, Phillip G. De; Smith, Hilde E.; Ven, Andre J. van der; Mast, Quirijn de
Source Thrombosis Research 144 (2016). - ISSN 0049-3848 - p. 123 - 126.
Department(s) CVI Infection Biology
CVI Diagnostics and Crisis
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2016
Keyword(s) Infection - Myocardial infarction - Platelet activation - Platelets - Pneumonia - Streptococcus pneumoniae

Using a novel porcine model of intravenous Streptococcus pneumoniae infection, we showed that invasive pneumococcal infections induce marked platelet activation and hyperreactivity. This may contribute to the vascular complications seen in pneumococcal infection.

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