Antibodies to Proteus in Irish Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Alan Ebringer


Early in 1985, Mr. Alex Whelan, the chief technician from St. Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin, in Ireland, came to the Department of Immunology at the Middlesex Hospital to study under Professor Ivan Roitt and to extend his knowledge of immunological techniques. He became familiar with the work of the Immunology Unit at King’s College, but the patients with ankylosing spondylitis and rheumatoid arthritis patients were treated in the Department of Rheumatology at the Middlesex Hospital which was located a floor below the Department of Immunology.


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Ankylose Spondylitis Coeliac Disease Proteus Mirabilis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Ebringer
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  1. 1.King’s College London Division of Life SciencesUCH School of MedicineLondonUK

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