Salmonella: a model for bacterial pathogenesis.

  title={Salmonella: a model for bacterial pathogenesis.},
  author={Michael Ohl and Samuel I. Miller},
  journal={Annual review of medicine},
Salmonellae are gram-negative bacteria that cause gastroenteritis and enteric fever. Salmonella virulence requires the coordinated expression of complex arrays of virulence factors that allow the bacterium to evade the host's immune system. All Salmonella serotypes share the ability to invade the host by inducing their own uptake into cells of the intestinal epithelium. In addition, Salmonella serotypes associated with gastroenteritis orchestrate an intestinal inflammatory and secretory… CONTINUE READING

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