Mucosal Invasion by Fusobacteria is a Common Feature of Acute Appendicitis in Germany, Russia, and China

@inproceedings{Swidsinski2012MucosalIB,
  title={Mucosal Invasion by Fusobacteria is a Common Feature of Acute Appendicitis in Germany, Russia, and China},
  author={Alexander Swidsinski and Yvonne Doerffel and Vera A Loening-Baucke and Alexander Tertychnyy and Salbakay Biche-ool and Sergei Stonogin and Yi Guo and Ning-dong Sun},
  booktitle={Saudi journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM To investigate the geographic occurrence of mucosa-invading Fusobacteria in acute appendicitis. PATIENTS AND METHODS Carnoy- and formalin-fixated appendices from Germany, Russia, and China were comparatively investigated. Bacteria were detected using fluorescent in situ hybridization. Cecal biopsies from patients with inflammatory bowel disease and other conditions were used as disease controls. RESULTS Fusobacteria represented mainly by Fusobacterium nucleatum were the major… CONTINUE READING

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