Bacterial adhesion in human upper gastrointestinal tract.


Small bowel biopsy specimens were taken from 21 patients undergoing gastrointestinal endoscopy to detect a possible adhesion of bacteria to the mucous layer of the upper gastrointestinal tract. In 30 control biopsy specimens taken from 10 patients free from gastrointestinal pathology, no associated bacteria were found, whereas in 23 biopsy specimens taken… (More)


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@article{Cerf1986BacterialAI, title={Bacterial adhesion in human upper gastrointestinal tract.}, author={Marianne Cerf and Boisson - Gaudin and Alain Cazier and Jaideep U. Barge and Jorge Bizet and Eug{\'e}nie Bergogne-B{\'e}r{\'e}zin}, journal={Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease}, year={1986}, volume={5 4}, pages={285-91} }