The immunomodulatory properties of Helicobacter pylori confer protection against allergic and chronic inflammatory disorders

Chronic infection with the gastric bacterial pathogen Helicobacter pylori causes gastritis and predisposes carriers to a high risk of developing gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastric cancer and gastric lymphoma, but has also recently been shown to protect against certain allergic and chronic inflamma...

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Main Authors: Anne eMüller, Isabelle eArnold, Iris eHitzler
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2012-02-01
Series:Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
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