Characterization and therapy for experimental infection by Helicobacter mustelae in ferrets.

@article{Czinn1996CharacterizationAT,
  title={Characterization and therapy for experimental infection by Helicobacter mustelae in ferrets.},
  author={Steven J. Czinn and June Bierman and Richard W. Diters and Thomas G. Blanchard and R D Leunk},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={1996},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={43-51}
}
BACKGROUND Numerous clinical trials evaluating the efficacy of various antimicrobial compounds against Helicobacter pylori infection have been performed in humans. A convenient animal model for Helicobacter infection would facilitate the evaluation of novel therapies. These experiments were performed to evaluate the use of ferrets as a model of Helicobacter infection. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ferrets were infected experimentally with Helicobacter mustelae and subsequently treated with bismuth… CONTINUE READING