Magdalena Strus

Piotr B. Heczko2
Piotr B Heczko2
Agnieszka Chmielarczyk2
Tomasz Gosiewski2
2Piotr B. Heczko
2Piotr B Heczko
2Agnieszka Chmielarczyk
2Tomasz Gosiewski
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  • Magdalena Pilarczyk-Zurek, Agnieszka Chmielarczyk, Tomasz Gosiewski, Anna Tomusiak, Pawel Adamski, Malgorzata Zwolinska-Wcislo +3 others
  • 2013
BACKGROUND This study investigated a possible role of Escherichia coli in propagation and perpetuation of the chronic inflammation in ulcerative colitis (UC). The lesions of UC are located superficially on the rectal and/or colonic mucosa. It is suggested that the commensal bacteria of the digestive tract may play a role in the pathogenesis of UC. Several(More)
Lactobacilli, the predominant vaginal microorganisms in healthy premenopausal women, control other members of the vaginal microflora and thus protect against bacterial vaginosis and urinary tract infections. It has been claimed that some lactobacilli are also protective against Candida vaginitis. Little is known, however, about the mechanisms by which these(More)
Lactoferrin is considered as a part of the innate immune system that plays a crucial role in preventing bacterial growth, mostly via an iron sequestration mechanism. Recent data show that bovine lactoferrin prevents late-onset sepsis in preterm very low birth weight neonates by serving as an iron chelator for some bacterial strains; thus, it is very(More)
In recent decades, the interest in probiotics as diet supplements or drugs has increased. In order to determine a specific bacterial isolate to be probiotic, it is necessary to describe precisely its probiotic characteristics and taxonomic properties, including the strain level. Most of the well-known genotyping methods were designed for the commonly-found(More)
  • Piotr B. Heczko, Anna Tomusiak, Paweł Adamski, Artur J. Jakimiuk, Grzegorz Stefański, Aleksandra Mikołajczyk-Cichońska +2 others
  • 2015
BACKGROUND This multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was performed to determine whether the use of oral probiotic preparation (prOVag®) containing three Lactobacillus strains together with standard metronidazole treatment and also targeted antibiotic treatment (following the failure of metronidazole therapy) could reduce the(More)
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