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Spatial Organization and Composition of the Mucosal Flora in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
ABSTRACT The composition and spatial organization of the mucosal flora in biopsy specimens from patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD; either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis),Expand
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Mucosal flora in inflammatory bowel disease.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Microorganisms that directly interact with the intestinal mucosa are obscured by fecal flora and poorly characterized. METHODS We investigated the mucosal flora of washedExpand
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Adherent Biofilms in Bacterial Vaginosis
OBJECTIVE: Bacterial vaginosis is a common infectious disorder. Although known since ancient times, little progress has occurred in identifying causal factors. Our aims were to study the bacterialExpand
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Active Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis can be specifically diagnosed and monitored based on the biostructure of the fecal flora
Background: The intestinal microflora is important in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The impact of its spatial organization on health and disease is unknown. Methods: WeExpand
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Acute appendicitis is characterised by local invasion with Fusobacterium nucleatum/necrophorum
Background Acute appendicitis is a local intestinal inflammation with unclear origin. The aim was to test whether bacteria in appendicitis differ in composition to bacteria found in caecal biopsiesExpand
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Mucosal flora in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis - an overview.
The intestinal flora harbors varies pathogens. Clostridium perfringens (gas gangrene), Enterococci (endocarditis), Enterobacteriaceae (sepsis), Bacteroides (abscesses) are present in the largeExpand
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Spatial organization of bacterial flora in normal and inflamed intestine: a fluorescence in situ hybridization study in mice.
AIM To study the role of intestinal flora in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). METHODS The spatial organization of intestinal flora was investigated in normal mice and in two models of murineExpand
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An adherent Gardnerella vaginalis biofilm persists on the vaginal epithelium after standard therapy with oral metronidazole.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of standard treatment with oral metronidazole in the eradication of the bacterial vaginosis biofilm. STUDY DESIGN We conducted anExpand
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Comparative study of the intestinal mucus barrier in normal and inflamed colon
Aim: To study the role of mucus in the spatial separation of intestinal bacteria from mucosa. Patients and methods: Mucus barrier characteristics were evaluated using histological material obtainedExpand
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The Paris Consensus on Childhood Constipation Terminology (PACCT) Group.
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