Helicobacter pylori is invasive and it may be a facultative intracellular organism.

@article{DuBois2007HelicobacterPI,
  title={Helicobacter pylori is invasive and it may be a facultative intracellular organism.},
  author={Andr{\'e} DuBois and T. Espa{\~n}ol Boren},
  journal={Cellular microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={1108-16}
}
The pathogenicity of many bacteria colonizing the gastrointestinal tract often depends on their ability to gain access to cells that are normally non-phagocytic. Helicobacter pylori colonizes the stomach of over half the world population and is the main cause of peptic ulcer disease and gastric cancer. It is generally considered to be a non-invasive pathogen present only in the lumen of the stomach and attached to gastric epithelial cells although a number of in vivo and in vitro studies have… CONTINUE READING

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