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Journal of Immunology Research
Volume 2016, Article ID 5065703, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5065703
Research Article

The Microbiota Determines Susceptibility to Experimental Autoimmune Uveoretinitis

1Department of Ophthalmology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague and General University Hospital in Prague, U Nemocnice 2, 12808 Prague 2, Czech Republic
2Institute of Microbiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, v.v.i., Prague, Videnska 1083, 14220 Prague 4, Czech Republic
3Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Czech Academy of Sciences, v.v.i., Prague, Videnska 1083, 14220 Prague 4, Czech Republic
4Section of Immunology and Infection, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB252ZD, UK
5Immunology and Virology Program, Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
6Centre for Experimental Immunology, Lions Eye Institute, 2 Verdun Street, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia

Received 30 November 2015; Revised 8 March 2016; Accepted 11 April 2016

Academic Editor: Xiao-Feng Yang

Copyright © 2016 Jarmila Heissigerova et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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