Polyclonal Activation as a Consequence of Infection of Mice with Yersinia enterocolitica O:3 Isolated from Patients with or without Arthritis
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.
KeywordsPost Infection Reactive Arthritis IgG3 Isotype Yersinia Enterocolitica Polyclonal Activation
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