The Esophageal and Gastric Microbiome in Health and Disease.

@article{Hunt2017TheEA,
  title={The Esophageal and Gastric Microbiome in Health and Disease.},
  author={Richard H. Hunt and Mohammad Ali Yaghoobi},
  journal={Gastroenterology clinics of North America},
  year={2017},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={121-141}
}
The esophagus and stomach are host to their own population of bacteria, which differs in health and disease. Helicobacter pylori uniquely colonizes only gastric mucosa, but an increasing number of bacteria is now isolated from the gastric juice and gastric mucosa, including Lactobacillus. The presence of H pylori alters populations of other gastric bacteria… CONTINUE READING