Enterohepatic Helicobacter species are prevalent in mice from commercial and academic institutions in Asia, Europe, and North America.

@article{Taylor2007EnterohepaticHS,
  title={Enterohepatic Helicobacter species are prevalent in mice from commercial and academic institutions in Asia, Europe, and North America.},
  author={Nancy S. Taylor and Shilu Xu and Prashant R Nambiar and Floyd E. Dewhirst and James G Fox},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 7},
  pages={2166-72}
}
The discovery of Helicobacter hepaticus and its role in hepatitis, hepatocellular carcinoma, typhlocolitis, and lower-bowel carcinoma in murine colonies was followed by the isolation and characterization of other Helicobacter spp. involved in enterohepatic disease. Colonization of mouse colonies with members of the family Helicobacteriaceae has become an increasing concern for the research community. From 2001 to 2005, shipments of selected gift mice from other institutions and mice received… CONTINUE READING