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  1. Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) causes a chronic gastroenteritis affecting many species. Johne's disease is one of the most widespread and economically important disease of ruminants. Since 1992...

    Authors: Pierre E Douarre, William Cashman, Jim Buckley, Aidan Coffey and Jim M O'Mahony
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2010 2:11
  2. Neopterin is produced by human macrophages/monocytes when stimulated with interferon-gamma. Production of neopterin is found in serum, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and urine of patients with infections by viruses...

    Authors: Kirnpal-Kaur Banga Singh, WA Wan-Nurfahizul-Izzati and Asma Ismail
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2010 2:9
  3. A successful infection of the human intestine by enteropathogenic bacteria depends on the ability of bacteria to attach and colonize the intestinal epithelium and, in some cases, to invade the host cell, survi...

    Authors: Roberta Souza dos Reis and Fabiana Horn
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2010 2:8
  4. Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) are an important cause of human gastro-enteritis and extraintestinal sequelae, with ruminants, especially cattle, as the major source of infection and reservoir. In t...

    Authors: Andrea Menrath, Lothar H Wieler, Katrin Heidemanns, Torsten Semmler, Angelika Fruth and Nicole Kemper
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2010 2:7
  5. This study was conducted to determine the etiology of diarrhoea in a hospital setting in Kolkata. Active surveillance was conducted for 2 years on two random days per week by enrolling every fifth diarrhoeal p...

    Authors: Gopinath Balakrish Nair, Thandavarayan Ramamurthy, Mihir Kumar Bhattacharya, Triveni Krishnan, Sandipan Ganguly, Dhira Rani Saha, Krishnan Rajendran, Byomkesh Manna, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Keinosuke Okamoto and Yoshifumi Takeda
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2010 2:4
  6. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) represents a functional disorder of gastrointestinal tract without the presence of an anatomic defect, in which abdominal pain is relieved with defecation and is associated with ...

    Authors: Theodoros Karantanos, Theofano Markoutsaki, Maria Gazouli, Nicholas P Anagnou and Dimitrios G Karamanolis
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2010 2:3
  7. Helicobacter pylori is one of the human pathogens with highest prevalence around the world; yet, its principal mode of transmission remains largely unknown. The role of H. pylori in gastric disease and cancer has...

    Authors: Mohammed Mahdy Khalifa, Radwa Raed Sharaf and Ramy Karam Aziz
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2010 2:2
  8. Antibiotic therapy targeting chronic mycobacterial disease is often ineffective due to problems with the emergence of drug resistance and non-replicating persistent intracellular antibiotic resistant phenotype...

    Authors: Tim J Bull, Richard Linedale, Jason Hinds and John Hermon-Taylor
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:25
  9. Helicobacter pylori is a well known inhabitant of human stomach which is linked to peptic ulcer disease and gastric adenocarcinoma. It was recently shown in several studies that H. pylori can be harnessed as a su...

    Authors: Niyaz Ahmed, Shivendra Tenguria and Nishant Nandanwar
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:24
  10. While seven penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) or PBP-like proteins have been identified either by radiolabelled penicillin binding studies or genomic analysis, only PBP3 has been considered of interest for Be...

    Authors: Sébastien Van de Velde, Stéphane Carryn, Françoise Van Bambeke, Colin Hill, Paul M Tulkens and Roy D Sleator
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:23
  11. The ability to adhere to host surfaces is by far the most vital step in the successful colonization by microbial pathogens. Colonization begins with the attachment of the bacterium to receptors expressed by ce...

    Authors: Esther-Maria Antão, Lothar H Wieler and Christa Ewers
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:22
  12. As the National Institutes of Health-funded Human Microbiome Project enters its second phase, and as a major part of this project focuses on the human gut microbiome and its effects on human health, it might h...

    Authors: Ramy Karam Aziz
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:21
  13. The two-stage neuroinflammatory process, containment and progression, proposed to underlie neurodegeneration may predicate on systemic inflammation arising from the gastrointestinal tract. Helicobacter infection ...

    Authors: André Charlett, R John Dobbs, Sylvia M Dobbs, Clive Weller, Mohammad AA Ibrahim, Tracy Dew, Roy Sherwood, Norman L Oxlade, J Malcolm Plant, James Bowthorpe, Andrew J Lawson, Alan Curry, Dale W Peterson and Ingvar T Bjarnason
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:20
  14. Although antimicrobial resistance and persistence of resistant bacteria in humans and animals are major health concerns worldwide, the impact of antimicrobial resistance on bacterial intestinal colonization in...

    Authors: Peter Schierack, Kristina Kadlec, Sebastian Guenther, Matthias Filter, Stefan Schwarz, Christa Ewers and Lothar H Wieler
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:18
  15. Microbiology is a relatively modern scientific discipline intended to objectively study microorganisms, including pathogens and nonpathogens. However, since its birth, this science has been negatively affected...

    Authors: Ramy Karam Aziz
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:16
  16. Physiological stressors may alter susceptibility of the host intestinal epithelium to infection by enteric pathogens. In the current study, cytotoxic effect, adhesion and invasion of Salmonella enterica serovar T...

    Authors: Kristin M Burkholder and Arun K Bhunia
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:14
  17. Potential biological roles of the Campylobacter jejuni genes cj0641, cj0774c and cj1663 were investigated. The proteins encoded by these genes showed sequence similarities to the phosphonate utilisation PhnH, K a...

    Authors: Lauren E Hartley, Nadeem O Kaakoush, Justin L Ford, Victoria Korolik and George L Mendz
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:13
  18. homB encodes a Helicobacter pylori outer membrane protein. This gene was previously associated with peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and was shown to induce activation of interleukin-8 secretion in vitro, as well as co...

    Authors: Monica Oleastro, Rita Cordeiro, Yoshio Yamaoka, Dulciene Queiroz, Francis Mégraud, Lurdes Monteiro and Armelle Ménard
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:12
  19. The induction of antigen-specific CD8+ T cell cytokine responses against an attenuated, oral recombinant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium vaccine expressing a green fluorescent protein (GFP) model antigen ...

    Authors: Nyasha Chin'ombe, William R Bourn, Anna-Lise Williamson and Enid G Shephard
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:9
  20. Probiotic microorganisms are receiving increasing interest for use in the prevention, treatment, or dietary management of certain diseases, including antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD). Clostridium difficile is...

    Authors: Pratik Banerjee, Glenn J Merkel and Arun K Bhunia
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:8
  21. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is complex illness of unknown etiology. Among the broad range of symptoms, many patients report disturbances in the emotional realm, the most frequent of which is anxiety. Resear...

    Authors: A Venket Rao, Alison C Bested, Tracey M Beaulne, Martin A Katzman, Christina Iorio, John M Berardi and Alan C Logan
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:6
  22. The putative H. pylori pathogenicity-associated factor dupA has been associated with IL-8 induction in vitro, and duodenal ulcer (DU) and gastric cancer (GC) development in certain populations, but this associati...

    Authors: Heather-Marie A Schmidt, Sönke Andres, Nadeem O Kaakoush, Lars Engstrand, Lena Eriksson, Khean-Lee Goh, Kwong Ming Fock, Ida Hilmi, Subbiah Dhamodaran, David Forman and Hazel Mitchell
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:5
  23. Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) causes a chronic wasting diarrheal disease in ruminants called Johne's disease, that is evocative of human inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Agents used to tr...

    Authors: Robert J Greenstein, Liya Su, Robert H Whitlock and Sheldon T Brown
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:4