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The gut microbiota plays a protective role in the host defence against pneumococcal pneumonia

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  • Tim J Schuijt Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Chemistry, Hematology and Immunology, Diakonessenhuis Utrecht, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jacqueline M Lankelma Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Brendon P Scicluna Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Felipe de Sousa e Melo Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Joris J T H Roelofs Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • J Daan de Boer Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Arjan J Hoogendijk Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Regina de Beer Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alex de Vos Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Clara Belzer Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Willem M de Vos Laboratory of Microbiology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands Department of Bacteriology & Immunology, Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tom van der Poll Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • W Joost Wiersinga Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr W Joost Wiersinga, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Room G2-130, Amsterdam 1105 AZ, The Netherlands; w.j.wiersinga{at}amc.uva.nl.
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Schuijt TJ, Lankelma JM, Scicluna BP, et al
The gut microbiota plays a protective role in the host defence against pneumococcal pneumonia

Publication history

  • Received April 3, 2015
  • Revised August 18, 2015
  • Accepted August 20, 2015
  • First published October 28, 2015.
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March 09, 2016

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