Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands
- Lack of association between the presence of the pVir plasmid and bloody diarrhea in Campylobacter jejuni enteritisR P L Louwen
Department Medical Microbiology and Infectious diseases, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Clin Microbiol 44:1867-8. 2006..jejuni who developed bloody diarrhea in The Netherlands, and we suggest a role for other virulence determinants...
- The Role of CRISPR-Cas Systems in Virulence of Pathogenic BacteriaRogier Louwen
Address correspondence to Rogier Louwen
Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 78:74-88. 2014..In this review, we describe recently reported cases of potential involvement of CRISPR-Cas systems in bacterial stress responses in general and bacterial virulence in particular. ..
- A novel link between Campylobacter jejuni bacteriophage defence, virulence and Guillain-Barré syndromeR Louwen
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:207-26. 2013..jejuni isolates. Our findings indicate a novel link between viral defence, virulence and GBS in a pathogenic bacterium...
- Campylobacter jejuni translocation across intestinal epithelial cells is facilitated by ganglioside-like lipooligosaccharide structuresRogier Louwen
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Infect Immun 80:3307-18. 2012..jejuni ganglioside-like LOS-expressing isolates are linked with severe gastroenteritis and bloody stools in C. jejuni-infected patients...
- The sialylated lipooligosaccharide outer core in Campylobacter jejuni is an important determinant for epithelial cell invasionRogier Louwen
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Infect Immun 76:4431-8. 2008..We conclude that sialylation of the LOS outer core contributes significantly to epithelial invasion by C. jejuni and may thus play a role in subsequent postinfectious pathologies...