Impact of Helminth Infections and Nutritional Constraints on the Small Intestine Microbiota

Abstract

Helminth infections and nutrition can independently alter the composition and abundance of the gastrointestinal microbiota, however, their combined effect is poorly understood. Here, we used the T. retortaeformis-rabbit system to examine how the helminth infection and host restriction from coprophagy/ready-to-absorb nutrients affected the duodenal… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159770

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