Determinants of Helicobacter pylori pathogenicity.

  title={Determinants of Helicobacter pylori pathogenicity.},
  author={Agn{\'e}s Labigne and Hilde De Reuse},
  journal={Infectious agents and disease},
  volume={5 4},
Helicobacter pylori is a recently recognized bacterial pathogen associated with diverse pathologies of varying severity, such as chronic gastritis, peptic ulceration, mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma, and gastric carcinoma. We here present a review of our current knowledge on the properties of H. Pylori that adapt it to its particular niche by allowing it to survive in the stomach and to colonize the gastric mucosa, as well as those that underlie its persistence and… CONTINUE READING


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