Avirulant Salmonella typhimurium strains prevent food allergy in mice.

Abstract

Oral tolerance to foods can be regulated by microorganisms in the gut lumen. We hypothesized that pretreatment with avirulent Salmonella typhimurium strains could prevent food allergy in mice. Mice were administered S. typhimurium PhoPc (STPhoPc) or S. typhimurium AroA prior to oral sensitization to beta-lactoglobulin in the presence of cholera toxin. An… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2249.2007.03582.x

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