Enteric infection and inflammation alter gut microbial ecology.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The complex microbial community residing within the intestine plays important roles in host defense. However, the impact of enteric infection and inflammation on this resident community has not been fully explored. In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Lupp and coworkers reveal that the composition of the intestinal microbiota changes in distinctive ways in response to infection and inflammation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rawls, JF

Published Date

  • August 16, 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 73 - 74

PubMed ID

  • 18005720

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4843771

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1934-6069

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.chom.2007.07.006


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States