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Polyclonal Activation as a Consequence of Infection of Mice with Yersinia enterocolitica O:3 Isolated from Patients with or without Arthritis

  • Beatriz M. M. Medeiros
  • Eloisa E. E. Silva
  • Orivaldo P. Ramos
  • Deise P. Falcão
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 529)

Conclusions

It was observed polyclonal activation of B-lymphocytes with all the bacterial strains tested. The IgG2a and IgG3 isotypes were that which present the major activation. The three bacterial strains stimulated the production of autoantibodies against all the autologous constituents tested.

Keywords

Post Infection Reactive Arthritis IgG3 Isotype Yersinia Enterocolitica Polyclonal Activation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Beatriz M. M. Medeiros
    • 1
  • Eloisa E. E. Silva
    • 1
  • Orivaldo P. Ramos
    • 1
  • Deise P. Falcão
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological Sciences, School of Pharmaceutical SciencesUNESPAraraquara, SPBrazil

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