Marshal R. Monteville

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Campylobacter jejuni, a gram-negative spiral shaped bacterium, is a frequent cause of gastrointestinal food-borne illness in humans throughout the world. Illness with C. jejuni ranges from mild to severe diarrheal disease. This article focuses on Campylobacter virulence determinants and their potential role in the development of C. jejuni-mediated(More)
The mechanism of the initial steps of bacteriophage infection in Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis C2 was investigated by using phages c2, ml3, kh, l, h, 5, and 13. All seven phages adsorbed to the same sites on the host cell wall that are composed, in part, of rhamnose. This was suggested by rhamnose inhibition of phage adsorption to cells, competition(More)
Background: Infectious travelers’ diarrhea (TD) is a well-appreciated problem among service members serving abroad, particularly where infrastructure is limited due to ongoing combat operations, and efforts at sanitation and hygiene may not be considered an immediate priority. Bacterial and viral causes of travelers’ diarrhea are well-described among(More)
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