Streptococcus mitis Induces Conversion of Helicobacter pylori to Coccoid Cells during Co-Culture In Vitro

  title={Streptococcus mitis Induces Conversion of Helicobacter pylori to Coccoid Cells during Co-Culture In Vitro},
  author={Yalda Khosravi and Yakhya Dieye and Mun Fai Loke and Khean Lee Goh and Jamuna Vadivelu},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a major gastric pathogen that has been associated with humans for more than 60,000 years. H. pylori causes different gastric diseases including dyspepsia, ulcers and gastric cancers. Disease development depends on several factors including the infecting H. pylori strain, environmental and host factors. Another factor that might influence H. pylori colonization and diseases is the gastric microbiota that was overlooked for long because of the belief that human… CONTINUE READING
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