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Gastric Infection with Kazachstania heterogenica influences the outcome of a Helicobacter suis infection in Mongolian gerbils.

Authors
  • Flahou, Bram
  • De Baere, Thierry
  • Chiers, Koen
  • Pasmans, Frank
  • Haesebrouck, Freddy
  • Ducatelle, Richard
Type
Published Article
Journal
Helicobacter
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2010
Volume
15
Issue
1
Pages
67–75
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-5378.2009.00736.x
PMID: 20302592
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

K. heterogenica colonizes the stomach of Mongolian gerbils in exactly the same regions as gastric Helicobacter species. The uncontrolled presence of this yeast in the gerbil stomach can lead to an overestimation of the inflammation caused by Helicobacter in this animal model.

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