The etiologic agents of intestinal spirochetosis are members of the genus Brachyspira (formerly Serpulina and Treponema).
Experimental infection of newly weaned pigs with human and porcine strains of Serpulina pilosicoli.
9] The 2 best-characterized human species are Brachyspira aalborgi and Serpulina pilosicoli.
Isolation of Serpulina pilosicoli from rectal biopsy specimens showing evidence of intestinal spirochetosis.
Human intestinal spirochetes are distinct from Serpulina hyodysenteriae.
Until now, this bacterium resembling Serpulina hyodysenteriae - the causative agent of swine dysentery - hasn't had a name.
They changed the name of Treponema hyodysenteriae to Serpulina hyodysenteriae in 1994, to more accurately describe that serpent-shaped bacterium.
Trott came to work in Stanton's laboratory and to coin the name for the puzzling new bacterium: Serpulina pilosicoli.
Identification and characterization of Serpulina pilosicoli isolates from the blood of critically-ill patients.
Experimental infection of C3H mice with avian, porcine, or human isolates of Serpulina pilosicoli.