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The Microbiota Mediates Pathogen Clearance from the Gut Lumen after Non-Typhoidal Salmonella Diarrhea

  • Kathrin Endt equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kathrin Endt, Bärbel Stecher

    Affiliation: Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Bärbel Stecher equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kathrin Endt, Bärbel Stecher

    Affiliation: Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Samuel Chaffron,

    Affiliation: Institute of Molecular Biology and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Emma Slack,

    Affiliation: Gastroenterology Inselspital, Department Klinische Forschung, Bern, Switzerland

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  • Nicolas Tchitchek,

    Affiliation: Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques & CNRS USR3078, Bures sur Yvette, France

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  • Arndt Benecke,

    Affiliation: Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques & CNRS USR3078, Bures sur Yvette, France

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  • Laurye Van Maele,

    Affiliation: Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, U801; Institut Pasteur de Lille; Univ. Lille Nord de France, UDSL, Lille, France

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  • Jean-Claude Sirard,

    Affiliation: Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, U801; Institut Pasteur de Lille; Univ. Lille Nord de France, UDSL, Lille, France

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  • Andreas J. Mueller,

    Affiliation: Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Mathias Heikenwalder,

    Affiliation: Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Andrew J. Macpherson,

    Affiliation: Gastroenterology Inselspital, Department Klinische Forschung, Bern, Switzerland

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  • Richard Strugnell,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

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  • Christian von Mering,

    Affiliation: Institute of Molecular Biology and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Wolf-Dietrich Hardt mail

    hardt@micro.biol.ethz.ch

    Affiliation: Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Published: September 09, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1001097

About the Authors

Kathrin Endt, Bärbel Stecher, Andreas J. Mueller, Wolf-Dietrich Hardt
Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Samuel Chaffron, Christian von Mering
Institute of Molecular Biology and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Emma Slack, Andrew J. Macpherson
Gastroenterology Inselspital, Department Klinische Forschung, Bern, Switzerland
Nicolas Tchitchek, Arndt Benecke
Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques & CNRS USR3078, Bures sur Yvette, France
Laurye Van Maele, Jean-Claude Sirard
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, U801; Institut Pasteur de Lille; Univ. Lille Nord de France, UDSL, Lille, France
Mathias Heikenwalder
Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland
Richard Strugnell
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: hardt@micro.biol.ethz.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KE BS WDH. Performed the experiments: KE BS. Analyzed the data: KE BS SC ES NT AB LVM JCS AJM MH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ES AB JCS AJM RS CvM. Wrote the paper: BS WDH.