ZFIN ID: ZDB-PUB-170206-1
Live-cell imaging of Salmonella Typhimurium interaction with zebrafish larvae after injection and immersion delivery methods
Varas, M., Fariña, A., Díaz-Pascual, F., Ortíz-Severín, J., Marcoleta, A.E., Allende, M.L., Santiviago, C.A., Chávez, F.P.
Journal of Microbiological Methods 135:
Allende, Miguel L.
Danio rerio, Host-pathogen interaction, Immune response, Infection, Live-cell imaging, Salmonella, Zebrafish
Animals, Genetically Modified/immunology
Animals, Genetically Modified/microbiology
Disease Models, Animal
Salmonella Infections/diagnostic imaging*
Full text @ J. Microbiol. Methods
The zebrafish model has been used to determine the role of vertebrate innate immunity during bacterial infections. Here, we compare the in vivo immune response induced by GFP-tagged Salmonella Typhimurium inoculated by immersion and microinjection in transgenic zebrafish larvae. Our novel infection protocols in zebrafish allow live-cell imaging of Salmonella colonization.
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