The Helicobacter felis model of adoptive transfer gastritis.

  title={The Helicobacter felis model of adoptive transfer gastritis.},
  author={Vance J. McCracken and Steven Michael Martin and Robin G Lorenz},
  journal={Immunologic research},
  volume={33 2},
The bacterium Helicobacter pylori is a major human pathogen and the principal cause of acute and chronic gastritis, gastric and duodenal ulcer disease, and gastric adenocarcinoma. Infection with gastric Helicobacter results in an early infiltration of neutrophils, monocytes, and natural killer cells, followed by an influx of T cells and plasma cells. Although the critical components of this gastric infiltrate that lead to disease are unclear, the Helicobacter felis-infected mouse and other… CONTINUE READING

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