Helicobacter pylori immunology and vaccines.

Abstract

Helicobacter pylori infection causes chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer, and gastric cancer. Colonization of H. pylori in the stomach activates Toll-like and Nod-like receptors to induce not only innate immunity but also adaptive Th1 responses against this organism. Adaptive Th1 response is not sufficient to clear this organism and, as a result, the infection… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-5378.2008.00636.x

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