How Helicobacter pylori acquired its name, and how it overcomes gastric defence mechanisms.

  • Cecily Goodwin
  • Published 1994 in Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology

Abstract

At Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia in April 1982, spiral bacteria were first cultured from a gastric biopsy specimen. Several important taxonomic features were identified which indicated that these bacteria represented a new genus. In October 1989 the new genus name Helicobacter was published. Helicobacter pylori overcomes gastric defence mechanisms… (More)

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@article{Goodwin1994HowHP, title={How Helicobacter pylori acquired its name, and how it overcomes gastric defence mechanisms.}, author={Cecily Goodwin}, journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology}, year={1994}, volume={9 Suppl 1}, pages={S1-3} }