Alveolar macrophages reside in the airway lumen, where they are thought to remain. However, in this issue of Cell Host & Microbe,Cohen et al. (2018) show that Mycobacterium tuberculosis may induce their translocation into the lung interstitium, potentially acting as a Trojan horse for bacillary dissemination to other phagocytes.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Cell Host and Microbe|
|Publication status||Published - 12 Sep 2018|
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