Dendritic Cells of the Murine Peyer’s Patches Colocalize with Salmonella Typhimurium Avirulent Mutants in the Subepithelial Dome

  • S. A. Hopkins
  • J.-P. Kraehenbuhl
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 417)


Salmonella typhimurium is an enteropathogenic bacterium that invades the murine Peyer’s patches (PP), the mucosal lymphoid tissue of the small intestine (1), and later spreads systemically resulting in a disease similar to typhoid fever in mice (2).


Dendritic Cell Typhoid Fever Intracellular Bacterium Oral Immunization Wild Type Bacterium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Hopkins
    • 1
  • J.-P. Kraehenbuhl
    • 1
  1. 1.ISREC, Institute of BiochemistryUniversity of LausanneEpalingesSwitzerland

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