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Viral Enzyme Recruited in Fight Against Ear Infection

t lysin can eliminate these bacteria from the ear using mice developed at St. Jude that represented the first such model in which acute otitis media develops in a similar way that it develops the disease in children. The mice were treated by purified lysin that was prepared in the laboratory of Vincent A. Fischetti, Ph.D., a professor and co- head of the Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunology at The Rockefeller University. He was assisted by Jutta M. Loeffler, postdoctoral associate. Fischetti is senior author of the "PLoS" paper.

"The nasal spray may eventually be used weekly during flu season to keep a person free of Streptococcus pneumoniae or after infection with the flu virus," said Fischetti. "This might truly be a case in which an ounce of prevention would be worth a pound of cure."

Other St. Jude authors of this paper include Asa Karlstrom and Amy R. Iverson (St. Jude).

This work was supported in part by the United States Public Health Service and ALSAC.

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