Advances in understanding respiratory syncytial virus infection in airway epithelial cells and consequential effects on the immune response

Margarita K. Lay, Pablo A. González, Miguel A. León, Pablo F. Céspedes, Susan M. Bueno, Claudia A. Riedel, Alexis M. Kalergis

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Abstract

This article reviews aspects of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in airway epithelial cells (AECs), including cytopathogenesis, entry, replication and the induction of immune response to the virus, including a new role for thymic stromal lymphopoietin in RSV immunopathology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)230-242
Number of pages13
JournalMicrobes and Infection
Volume15
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013

Keywords

  • Airway epithelial cells
  • Entry
  • Immune response
  • RSV
  • Replication cycle
  • Thymic stromal lymphopoietin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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