Animal models of Helicobacter-induced disease: methods to successfully infect the mouse.

@article{Taylor2012AnimalMO,
  title={Animal models of Helicobacter-induced disease: methods to successfully infect the mouse.},
  author={Nancy S. Taylor and James G Fox},
  journal={Methods in molecular biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={921},
  pages={
          131-42
        }
}
Animal models of microbial diseases in humans are an essential component for determining fulfillment of Koch's postulates and determining how the organism causes disease, host response(s), disease prevention, and treatment. In the case of Helicobacter pylori, establishing an animal model to fulfill Koch's postulates initially proved so challenging that out of frustration a human volunteer undertook an experiment to become infected with H. pylori and to monitor disease progression in order to… CONTINUE READING
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