Interleukin-17 is a critical mediator of vaccine-induced reduction of Helicobacter infection in the mouse model.


BACKGROUND & AIMS Despite the proven ability of immunization to reduce Helicobacter infection in mouse models, the precise mechanism of protection has remained elusive. This study explores the possibility that interleukin (IL)-17 plays a role in the reduction of Helicobacter infection following vaccination of wild-type animals or in spontaneous reduction of… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2009.02.077

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