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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2016, Article ID 4012912, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4012912
Research Article

Effects of Quorum Sensing Systems on Regulatory T Cells in Catheter-Related Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Infection Rat Models

Lei Feng,1,2,3,4 Qingqing Xiang,1,2,3,4 Qing Ai,1,2,3,4 Zhengli Wang,1,2,3,4 Yunhui Zhang,1,2,3,4 and Qi Lu1,2,3,4

1Department of Neonatology, Children’s Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing 400014, China
2Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Child Development and Disorders, Chongqing 400014, China
3Key Laboratory of Pediatrics in Chongqing, Chongqing 400014, China
4China International Science and Technology Cooperation Base of Child Development and Critical Disorders, Chongqing 400014, China

Received 16 November 2015; Accepted 23 February 2016

Academic Editor: Magdalena Klink

Copyright © 2016 Lei Feng et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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