Remodeling of the Intestinal Brush Border Underlies Adhesion and Virulence of an Enteric Pathogen

@inproceedings{Zhou2014RemodelingOT,
  title={Remodeling of the Intestinal Brush Border Underlies Adhesion and Virulence of an Enteric Pathogen},
  author={Xiaohui Zhou and Ramiro H. Massol and Fumihiko Nakamura and Xiang Chen and Benjamin E. Gewurz and Brigid M. Davis and Wayne I Lencer and Matthew K Waldor},
  booktitle={mBio},
  year={2014}
}
UNLABELLED Intestinal colonization by Vibrio parahaemolyticus-the most common cause of seafood-borne bacterial enteritis worldwide-induces extensive disruption of intestinal microvilli. In orogastrically infected infant rabbits, reorganization of the apical brush border membrane includes effacement of some microvilli and marked elongation of others. All diarrhea, inflammation, and intestinal pathology associated with V. parahaemolyticus infection are dependent upon one of its type 3 secretion… CONTINUE READING
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