Immunohistochemical detection of human intestinal spirochetosis.

  title={Immunohistochemical detection of human intestinal spirochetosis.},
  author={Sho Ogata and Ken Shimizu and Tomohiro Oda and Susumu Tominaga and Kuniaki Nakanishi},
  journal={Human pathology},
Human intestinal spirochetosis (HIS) is a colorectal infection by Brachyspira species of spiral bacteria. Immunohistochemical cross-reaction to an antibody for Treponema pallidum aids its histologic diagnosis. This study's aim was to analyze the immunohistochemical characteristics of HIS. In this analysis, on 223 specimens from 83 HIS cases, we focused on… CONTINUE READING