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Detection of bacterial DNA by in situ hybridization in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis.

Authors
  • Usui, Shingo1
  • Ebinuma, Hirotoshi2, 3
  • Chu, Po-Sung2
  • Nakamoto, Nobuhiro4
  • Yamagishi, Yoshiyuki2, 5
  • Saito, Hidetsugu2, 6
  • Kanai, Takanori2
  • 1 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-8582, Japan. [email protected] , (Japan)
  • 2 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-8582, Japan. , (Japan)
  • 3 Department of Internal Medicine, International University of Health and Welfare Mita Hospital, 1-4-3 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-8329, Japan. , (Japan)
  • 4 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-8582, Japan. [email protected] , (Japan)
  • 5 Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Dental College Suidobashi Hospital, 2-9-18 Misakicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0061, Japan. , (Japan)
  • 6 Faculty of Pharmacy, Keio University, 1-5-30 Shiba-kohen, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-8512, Japan. , (Japan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMC Gastroenterology
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Oct 17, 2017
Volume
17
Issue
1
Pages
106–106
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/s12876-017-0664-z
PMID: 29041907
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Detection of bacteria by ISH suggested that bacterial translocation, which cannot be proven by conventional culture, occurred in these patients, and that ISH could be helpful for the early diagnosis of some types of infection and prevention of SBP in these patients.

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