Alzheimers Disease: The Novel Finding of Intracellular Biofilms

  title={Alzheimers Disease: The Novel Finding of Intracellular Biofilms},
  author={Herbert B. Allen and Rina Allawh and Andrew Touati and Christos D. Katsetos and Suresh G. Joshi},
  journal={Journal of neuroinfectious diseases},
We previously have found biofilms in the hippocampi of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) post mortem brain specimens. We had seen them in an extracellular location and noted them to be present in the areas of pathological plaque formation. Other investigators have found the presence of spirochetes (Lyme and dental) in affected (AD) brains, and these have been correlated with Treponema pallidum. In a recent historical comparison of the pathology of syphilis, the histological findings of syphilis and AD… 

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