Development of the immune response in pneumonia due to Staphylococcus aureus (part 1)

A.E. Abaturov, A.A. Nikulinа


The literature review presents modern data on the pathogen-associated molecular structures of Staphylococcus aureus and its role in the occurrence of pneumonia: activation and modulation of the immune response, oxidative and metabolic stress, apoptosis. Particular attention is paid to the factors of virulence of the pathogen, which can induce an inflammatory process without activating the image-recognition receptors.


pneumonia; Staphylococcus aureus; immune response; pathogen-associated molecular patterns; review


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