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FadA-positive Fusobacterium nucleatum is prevalent in biopsy specimens of Iranian patients with colorectal cancer

Kashani, N.; Abadi, Amin Talebi Bezmin; Rahimi, Farid; Forootan, Mojgan


Fusobacterium nucleatum has been increasingly implicated as a causative agent of various diseases, such as inflammatory bowel disease. Moreover, the gastrointestinal tracts of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) also have been shown to be colonized by this bacterium. We aimed to determine the prevalence of F. nucleatum among CRC and non-CRC Iranian patients and to investigate potential associations between fadA-positive F. nucleatum and diagnosed CRC cases. Eighty patients admitted to two...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-01-09
Type: Journal article
Source: New Microbes and New Infections
DOI: 10.1016/j.nmni.2020.100651
Access Rights: Open Access


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