Modulating Phagocyte Activation : The Pros and Cons of Helicobacter pylori Virulence Factors

@inproceedings{Allen2000ModulatingPA,
  title={Modulating Phagocyte Activation : The Pros and Cons of Helicobacter pylori Virulence Factors},
  author={Lee-Ann H Allen},
  year={2000}
}
Helicobacter pylori (Hp) is a highly successful human pathogen that has colonized the gastric mucosa of approximately half of the world’s population. Infection with this gram-negative bacterium induces a state of chronic inflammation that does not resolve the underlying infection and often leads to gastric or duodenal ulcers or more rarely to gastric adenocarcinoma or mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. A characteristic feature of Hpinduced inflammation is the massive recruitment… CONTINUE READING
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