A prospective controlled study of the association of Streptococcus bovis with colorectal carcinoma.

@article{Potter1998APC,
  title={A prospective controlled study of the association of Streptococcus bovis with colorectal carcinoma.},
  author={Murray A Potter and Nigel A. Cunliffe and Michael Smith and Robert S. Miles and Andrew D. Flapan and Malcolm G Dunlop},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1998},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={473-4}
}
AIM To investigate the ability of Streptococcus bovis to colonise colorectal cancers. PATIENTS 19 patients with colorectal cancer and 23 controls without malignancy. SETTING University teaching hospital. METHODS Prospective study comparing unselected patients with known colorectal cancer with age and sex matched controls. Carcinoma tissue from patients with colorectal cancer and normal colonic mucosa, stool, and blood from both patients and control subjects were cultured. RESULTS In… CONTINUE READING

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