Role of nerves in enteric infection
- Post-inflammatory colonic afferent sensitisation: different subtypes, different pathways and different time courses. Hughes, P. A.; Brierley, S. M.; Martin, C. M.; Brookes, S. J. H.; Linden, D. R.; Blackshaw, L. A. // Gut;Oct2009, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p1333
Objective: Intestinal infection evokes hypersensitivity in a subgroup of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) long after healing of the initial injury. Trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid (TNBS)-induced colitis in rodents likewise results in delayed maintained hypersensitivity, regarded as a...
- Cyclospora: An emerging pathogen. Hunter, Beatrice Trum // Consumers' Research Magazine;Aug96, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p8
Focuses on the increasing incidence of intestinal infection caused by cyclospora organisms in the United States. Similarity of cyclospora to cryptosporidium; Identification of cyclospora species in the late 1970s; Effects of cyclospora on people with weakened immune system; Sources of infection.
- Microbiology: Gut defence. Ganz, Tomas // Nature;4/3/2003, Vol. 422 Issue 6931, p478
Discusses the severity of salmonella infections in the intestines. Factors that affect the severity; Reference to an article on the subject published in the April 2, 2003 issue of the periodical 'Nature'; Experiments that show how the host defence in intestine centers.
- Outbreak of cyclosporiasis--Northern Virginia-Washington, D.C. Baltimore, Maryland, Metropolitan... // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/1/1997, Vol. 46 Issue 30, p689
Presents information on the findings of investigations into the reason a number of people developed cyclosporiasis, after attending a luncheon in Fairfax, Virginia and other cities in the United States. Stool specimen tested positive for Cyclospora oocysts; What symptoms were displayed by the...
- Starring roles for astroglia in barrier pathologies of gut and brain. Savidge, Tor C.; Sofroniew, Michael V.; Neunlist, Michel // Laboratory Investigation (00236837);Aug2007, Vol. 87 Issue 8, p731
The gastrointestinal tract is a highly innervated organ and enteric neuropathy is emerging as a central feature of a wide range of gut diseases. Although most considerations of the enteric nervous system have focused on neuronal dysfunction, a large population of astrocyte-like glia populates...
- Cryptosporidium Species: New Insights and Old Challenges. Leav, Brett A.; Mackay, Melanie; Ward, Honorine D. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/1/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p903
Cryptosporidium species are protozoan parasites that cause mainly enteric illnesses in humans and other animals. The mode of transmission is most commonly waterborne, but other sources of infection, including foodborne and person-to-person spread, have been documented. The environmental form of...
- Markers of Inflammation in Bacterial Diarrhea among Travelers, with a Focus on Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli Pathogenicity. Greenberg, David E.; Zhi-Dong Jiang; Steffen, Robert; Verenker, Mangala P.; DuPont, Herbert L. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;4/1/2002, Vol. 185 Issue 7, p944
The intestinal inflammatory response of traveler's diarrhea acquired in Goa, India, and Guadalajara, Mexico, was studied. Fecal lactoferrin was found in stool samples in which entero-aggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC), enterotoxigenic E. coli, or Salmonella or Shigella species were isolated,...
- Worms detected by converted iPhone microscope. // Africa Health;Mar2013, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p11
The article reports on the diagnosis of intestinal worm infections through the use of an Apple iPhone 4S in schoolchildren in rural Tanzania.
- Molecular Comparison of Extraintestinal Escherichia coli Isolates of the Same Electrophoretic Lineages from Humans and Domestic Animals. Johnson, James R.; Delavari, Parissa; Stell, Adam L.; Whittam, Thomas S.; Carlino, Ulrike; Russo, Thomas A. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;1/1/2001, Vol. 183 Issue 1, p154
Presents a study which used molecular typing methods to characterize Escherichia coli strains that were isolated from extraintestinal infections. Methods; Results; Discussion.