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Intraepithelial gammadelta+ lymphocytes: a comparative study between celiac disease, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, and irritable bowel syndrome.

Authors
  • Remes-Troche, José Maria
  • Adames, Karina
  • Castillo-Rodal, Antonia I
  • Ramírez, Teresa
  • Barreto-Zuñiga, Rafael
  • López-Vidal, Yolanda
  • Uscanga, Luis F
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2007
Volume
41
Issue
7
Pages
671–676
Identifiers
PMID: 17667051
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

An increased density of gammadelta+ IELs is typical, but not specific for CD. A similar increase was observed in subjects with SIBO. Our findings suggest that this unique T-cell population might have a key role against intestinal bacterial infections.

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