Persistence of Helicobacter pylori in conventionalized piglets.

Abstract

Gnotobiotic piglets were challenged at 3 days of age with Helicobacter (Campylobacter) pylori and then transferred to conventional housing at 24 days of age. Piglets were sacrificed 43-45, 57-60, and 87-90 days after challenge. H. pylori was recovered from the stomachs of all piglets challenged except for two piglets sacrificed 45 days after challenge. H… (More)

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