Effects of purified Clostridium difficile toxin A on rabbit distal colon Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • Azathioprine
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Folic Acid
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Mesalamine
  • Ursodeoxycholic Acid

abstract

  • C. difficile toxin A caused a significant neutrophil infiltration and an increased myoelectric activity before producing mucosal damage. The myoelectric effect may be indirect, resulting from the production of motility-altering arachidonic acid metabolites.

publication date

  • January 1995

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0016-5085(95)90320-8

PubMed ID

  • 7615182

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 348

end page

  • 54

volume

  • 109

number

  • 2