Kline, Kimberly Ann

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Selected Publications

  1. Kline KA, Schwartz DJ, Lewis W, Hultgren SJ, and Lewis AL. (2011) Immune activation and suppression by Group B Streptococcus in a murine model of urinary tract infection. Infection and Immunity 79:3588-95.
  2. Kline KA, Ingersoll MA, Nielsen HV, Sakinc T, Henriques-Normark B, Gatermann S, Caparon MG, and Hultgren SJ. (2010) Characterization of a novel murine model of Staphylococcus saprophyticus urinary tract infection reveals roles for Ssp and SdrI in virulence. Infection and Immunity 78:1943-51.
  3. Guiton PS, Hung CS, Kline KA, Roth R , Kau AL, Hayes E, Heuser J, Dodson KW, Caparon MG, and Hultgren SJ. (2009) Contribution of autolysin and sortase A during Enterococcus faecalis DNA-dependent biofilm development. Infection and Immunity 77:3626-38.
  4. Kline KA*, Kau AL*, Chen SL, Lim A, Pinkner J, Rosch J, Beatty W, Nallapareddy SR, Murray BE, Henriques-Normark B, Caparon MG, Hultgren, SJ. (2009) Mechanism for sortase localization and the role of sortase localization in efficient pilus assembly in Enterococcus faecalis. Journal of Bacteriology 191:3237-47. *Authors contributed equally.
  5. Ingersoll MA, Kline KA, Nielsen HV, Hultgren SJ. (2008) G-CSF induction early in uropathogenic E. coli infection of the urinary tract modulates host immunity. Cellular Microbiology 10:2568-2578.
  6. Rosen DA*, Hung CS*, Kline KA, and Hultgren SJ. (2008) A streptozocin-induced diabetic mouse model of urinary tract infection. Infection and Immunity 76:4290-4298. *Authors contributed equally.