Epsilonproteobacteria in Humans, New Zealand


Using PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis, we examined 49 fecal samples from healthy volunteers and 128 diarrhea specimens to assess the distribution of Epsilonproteobacteria that might be routinely overlooked. Our results suggest that certain taxa that are not routinely examined for could account for a proportion of diarrhea of previously unknown etiology.

DOI: 10.3201/eid1810.120369

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@inproceedings{Bullman2012EpsilonproteobacteriaIH, title={Epsilonproteobacteria in Humans, New Zealand}, author={Susan Bullman and Daniel D. Corcoran and James L. O’Leary and Deirdre G. Byrne and Brigid Lucey and Roy D. Sleator and Stephen L.W. On and Angela J. Cornelius}, booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases}, year={2012} }