Helicobacter pylori lipopolysaccharides preferentially induce CXC chemokine production in human monocytes.

@article{Innocenti2001HelicobacterPL,
  title={Helicobacter pylori lipopolysaccharides preferentially induce CXC chemokine production in human monocytes.},
  author={Maria L Degli Innocenti and Ann Mari Svennerholm and Marianne Quiding-J{\"a}rbrink},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={2001},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={3800-8}
}
Helicobacter pylori infection can cause duodenal ulcers and may also induce gastric adenocarcinoma. The bacteria colonize the gastric mucosa and areas of gastric metaplasia in the duodenum for decades, resulting in active chronic inflammation in the infected areas. A characteristic feature of the infection is the ongoing recruitment of neutrophils to the… CONTINUE READING