Helicobacter mustelae-associated gastritis in ferrets. An animal model of Helicobacter pylori gastritis in humans.

@article{Fox1990HelicobacterMG,
  title={Helicobacter mustelae-associated gastritis in ferrets. An animal model of Helicobacter pylori gastritis in humans.},
  author={J. G. C. Fox and Pelayo Correa and Nancy S. Taylor and Adrian Susan Lee and G. L. Otto and jennifer. murphy and Rosemary Rose},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1990},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={352-61}
}
Gastric Helicobacter mustelae was present in 100% of 11 adult female ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). The high immunoglobulin G antibody levels to H. mustelae in all ferrets showed a significant immune response to the organism. Urease mapping of the ferret stomach indicated that the bacteria heavily colonized the proximal duodenum and antrum and, to a lesser extent, the corpus. The histological gastritis observed coincided with presence of H. mustelae. Superficial gastritis was noted in the… CONTINUE READING
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