Because all APCs are mobile, and can travel throughout the body (including the intestine), it is plausible that a child immunized with MMR would have measles virus detected in intestinal tissues using a very sensitive assay.
Seventy-five of 91 children with autism were found to have measles virus in intestinal biopsy tissue as compared with only five of 70 patients who didn't have autism.
For James McConnell and the estimated 3 million other Americans with celiac disease, staying away from gluten is a fact of life if they want to prevent long-term intestinal damage and the myriad digestive discomforts that come with the disease.
What I'm trying to say with such a long recount of an incident which took probably less than 10 seconds is this: some of us are born with the ABILITY and WILLINGNESS, call it intestinal fortitude, to deliver harmful force, even lethal force, to others.
Nevertheless, These findings suggest that chronic psychological stress can be an initiating factor in intestinal inflammation by impairing mucosal defenses against luminal bacteria ....