Isolation and Characterization of Helicobacter Species from the Stomach of the House Musk Shrew (Suncus murinus) with Chronic Gastritis

@article{Goto1998IsolationAC,
  title={Isolation and Characterization of Helicobacter Species from the Stomach of the House Musk Shrew (Suncus murinus) with Chronic Gastritis},
  author={Kazuo Goto and Hiroaki Ohashi and Susumu Ebukuro and Kikuji Itoh and Yukiko Tohma and Akira Takakura and Shigeharu Wakana and Mamoru Ito and Toshio Itoh},
  journal={Current Microbiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={37},
  pages={44-51}
}
A Gram-negative, motile bacterium with bipolar sheathed flagella (one at each end) was isolated from the stomach of house musk shrews (Suncus murinus) with chronic gastritis. The isolates grew at 37°C under microaerophilic conditions, but not under aerobic conditions; rapidly hydrolyzed urea; were catalase, oxidase, alkaline phosphatase, and arginine… CONTINUE READING