NOD2 gene variants are a risk factor for culture-positive spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and monomicrobial bacterascites in cirrhosis

Bruns, Tony; Peter, Jack; Reuken, Philipp A; Grabe, Dominik H; Schuldes, Sonja R; Brenmoehl, Julia; Schölmerich, Jürgen; Wiest, Reiner; Stallmach, Andreas (2012). NOD2 gene variants are a risk factor for culture-positive spontaneous bacterial peritonitis and monomicrobial bacterascites in cirrhosis. Liver international, 32(2), pp. 223-30. Oxford: Blackwell Munksgaard 10.1111/j.1478-3231.2011.02561.x

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Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is considered as result of bacterial translocation from the gastrointestinal lumen to the mesenteric lymph nodes and subsequent circulation. Variants of the NOD2 gene contribute to bacterial translocation and were associated with SBP in a recent study.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gastro-intestinal, Liver and Lung Disorders (DMLL) > Clinic of Visceral Surgery and Medicine > Gastroenterology

UniBE Contributor:

Wiest, Reiner

ISSN:

1478-3223

Publisher:

Blackwell Munksgaard

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:23

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 21:01

Publisher DOI:

10.1111/j.1478-3231.2011.02561.x

PubMed ID:

21745302

Web of Science ID:

000298919500007

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/7766 (FactScience: 213092)

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