Dr. Shawn Skerrett practices Pulmonology in Seattle, WA. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Skerrett manages patients who need life support and mechanical ventilation, and is specially trained in diseases and conditions of the chest, particularly pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, and complicated chest infections.
- Diagnostic testing for community-acquired pneumonia.
- Effect of CD14 blockade in rabbits with Escherichia coli pneumonia and sepsis.
- Septic shock and acute lung injury in rabbits with peritonitis: failure of the neutrophil response to localized infection.
- Introduction: approaches to the therapeutic modulation of pulmonary host defenses.
- Antibody treatment of lower respiratory tract infections.
- Anti-inflammatory treatment of acute and chronic pneumonia.
- Cytokine balance in the lungs of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome.
- Local role for tumor necrosis factor alpha in the pulmonary inflammatory response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
- Recombinant murine interferon-gamma reversibly activates rat alveolar macrophages to kill Legionella pneumophila.
- A common dominant TLR5 stop codon polymorphism abolishes flagellin signaling and is associated with susceptibility to legionnaires' disease.
- Lysozyme in pulmonary host defense: new tricks for an old dog.
- Cutting edge: myeloid differentiation factor 88 is essential for pulmonary host defense against Pseudomonas aeruginosa but not Staphylococcus aureus.
- An essential role for non-bone marrow-derived cells in control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia.
- Alveolar macrophage activation in experimental legionellosis.
- Myeloid differentiation primary response gene (88)- and toll-like receptor 2-deficient mice are susceptible to infection with aerosolized Legionella pneumophila.
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