Chapter 4. The Role of Bacteria

  1. Derek P. Jewell,
  2. Neil J. Mortensen,
  3. A. Hillary Steinhart,
  4. John H. Pemberton and
  5. Bryan F. Warren
  1. Robert Penner and
  2. Karen Madsen

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch4

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

How to Cite

Penner, R. and Madsen, K. (2006) The Role of Bacteria, in Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition (eds D. P. Jewell, N. J. Mortensen, A. H. Steinhart, J. H. Pemberton and B. F. Warren), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122344

Online ISBN: 9780470753170

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Keywords:

  • bacteria;
  • pathogenesis;
  • crohn's disease;
  • inflammatory bowel disease;
  • immunological factors

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Commensal micro-flora

  • Alterations in microbial flora in IBD

  • Harnessing the bacteria: pre-, pro-and antibiotics