Project

HELIZOON: Helicobacter suis infections: an emerging zoonosis resulting in gastric pathology

Acronym
HELIZOON
Duration
01 February 2011 → 31 January 2015
Funding
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Animal biology
    • Microbiology
    • Systems biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Veterinary medicine
    • Other veterinary sciences
    • Other agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
Keywords
pig helicobacter suis zoonosis
 
Project description

Helicobacter suis is frequently present in the porcine stomach. We aim at determining the zoonotic relevance of H. suis infections in pigs. Besides, we will develop a serological test for the detection of H. suis specific antibodies in humans.