PLOS Pathogens: Genome Dynamics of Campylobacter jejuni in Response to Bacteriophage Predation
Predation of C. jejuni by virulent bacteriophage offers the prospect of controlling bacterial populations at source in poultry ... These data not only suggest that bacteriophage therapy of C. jejuni would remain a sustainable measure to reduce poultry ... Author SummaryCampylobacter jejuni is the major cause of bacterial food-borne illness worldwide. ...http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article/comments?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.0030119
Biological Roles of the O-Methyl Phosphoramidate Capsule Modification in Campylobacter jejuni
The C. jejuni MeOPN transferase mutant showed similar levels of colonization relative to the wild-type in chickens, but showed ... In C. jejuni, the observed serum mediated killing was determined to result primarily from activation of the classical ... C. jejuni produces over 47 different capsular structures, including a unique O-methyl phosphoramidate (MeOPN) modification ... Using MeOPN biosynthesis and transferase mutants generated in C. jejuni strain 81-176, we observed that loss of MeOPN from the ...https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0087051
PLOS Pathogens: Publishing science, accelerating research
A Novel Mouse Model of Campylobacter jejuni Gastroenteritis Reveals Key Pro-inflammatory and Tissue Protective Roles for Toll- ... Confocal image of Immunofuorescent staining of C. jejuni in the mucus layer of the cecum of a Sigirr-/- mouse. C. jejuni is ... jejuni can be clearly seen traversing the mucus layer in large numbers and adhering along the epithelium. See Stahl et al. ...https://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/issue?id=10.1371/issue.ppat.v10.i07
Dietary Supplementation with Soluble Plantain Non-Starch Polysaccharides Inhibits Intestinal Invasion of Salmonella Typhimurium...
2008) Colonization strategy of Campylobacter jejuni results in persistent infection of the chicken gut. Vet Microbiol 130: 285- ... Effect of acidified feed on susceptibility of broiler to intestinal infection by Campylobacter and Salmonella. Veterinary ...https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0087658
Identification of Novel Components Influencing Colonization Factor Antigen I Expression in Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
Mucin influences both virulence and motility in Campylobacter jejuni and enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) [26,27]. Furthermore ... Davis LM, Kakuda T, DiRita VJ (2009) A Campylobacter jejuni znuA orthologue is essential for growth in low-zinc environments ... Tu QV, McGuckin MA, Mendz GL (2008) Campylobacter jejuni response to human mucin MUC2: modulation of colonization and ... jejuni shows reduced pathogenicity in the chick model in absence of the zinc transporter, ZnuA . Similarly, LT toxin ...http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0141469
Tracing the Source of Campylobacteriosis
We extracted campylobacter DNA from patients and compared it to campylobacter DNA found in livestock, wild animals, and the ... Humans may contract campylobacter from a variety of sources. Eating raw or undercooked meat or poultry, and poor food hygiene ... However, humans may be exposed to the feces of infected wild animals, and campylobacter can survive in water. Contamination of ... Very few cases were attributable to campylobacter found in wild animals or the environment. Our results imply that the primary ...https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1000203
Human Leukocyte Antigen DQB1 (HLA-DQB1) Polymorphisms and the Risk for Guillain-Barré Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta...
... and Campylobacter jejuni have all been linked to GBS [1,2]. C. jejuni infection is the most common infectious trigger and is ... Relationship to Campylobacter jejuni infection and anti-glycolipid antibodies. Brain 1995; 118: 597-605 pmid:7600081 * View ... 2. Nyati KK, Nyati R. Role of Campylobacter jejuni infection in the pathogenesis of Guillain-Barré syndrome: An update. Biomed ... jejuni infection [2,3]. The rarity of GBS cases, even in patients with C. jejuni, suggests that other factors determine whether ...https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0131374
Guillain-Barré Syndrome and Preceding Infection with Campylobacter, Influenza and Epstein-Barr Virus in the General Practice...
After correction for under-ascertainment of Campylobacter infection, the excess risk of GBS following Campylobacter enteritis ... We found positive associations between GBS and infection with Campylobacter, Epstein-Barr virus and influenza-like illness in ... cases were attributable to this pathogen.ConclusionsOur findings indicate a far greater excess risk of GBS among Campylobacter ... Relationship to Campylobacter jejuni infection and anti-glycolipid antibodies. Brain 118(Pt 3): 597-605. * View Article ...https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0000344
A Low Complexity Rapid Molecular Method for Detection of Clostridium difficile in Stool
Campylobacter jejuni, Citrobacter amalonaticus, Citrobacter freundii, Clostridium perfringens, Clostridium sordellii, ... Lawson AJ, Linton D, Stanley J, Owen RJ (1997) Polymerase chain reaction detection and speciation of Campylobacter upsaliensis ...http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0083808
Histidine Residue 94 Is Involved in pH Sensing by Histidine Kinase ArsS of Helicobacter pylori
Orthologs of the ArsRS two-component system are also present in H. pylori's close relatives H. hepaticus, Campylobacter jejuni ... Although retaining considerable similarity to ArsS the orthologous proteins of H. hepaticus and C. jejuni may have evolved to ...http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0006930