Table 2

    Incidence of GFP-uv E. coli translocation to distant organs

Group

Organ

number of GFP-uv E. coli per HPF (mean + s.d.)


sham operated

MLN

none

liver

none

spleen

none

non-ischemic obstruction

MLN

1.8 ± 0.7

liver

2.9 ± 1.2

spleen

2.0 ± 0.9

ischemic obstruction

MLN

2.0 ± 0.9

liver

2.8 ± 1.0

spleen

1.8 ± 0.7


MLN = mesenteric lymph nodes; HPF = high power field

Samel et al. BMC Surgery 2002 2:6   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-2-6

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