Invasive ability of an Escherichia coli strain isolated from the ileal mucosa of a patient with Crohn's disease.

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Crohn's disease (CD) is an inflammatory bowel disease in which Escherichia coli strains have been suspected of being involved. We demonstrated previously that ileal lesions of CD are colonized by E. coli strains able to adhere to intestinal Caco-2 cells but devoid of the virulence genes so far described in the pathogenic E. coli strains involved in… (More)

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@article{Boudeau1999InvasiveAO, title={Invasive ability of an Escherichia coli strain isolated from the ileal mucosa of a patient with Crohn's disease.}, author={J{\^e}rome Boudeau and A L Glasser and Estelle Masseret and Bertrand Joly and Arlette Darfeuille-Michaud}, journal={Infection and immunity}, year={1999}, volume={67 9}, pages={4499-509} }