Antibodies to Proteus in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients from Bermuda and from Hertfordshire in England

  • Alan Ebringer


In 1992, during one of his visits back to Bermuda, Dr. Clyde Wilson met the physician Dr. Henry Subair who expressed an interest in the work of the ‘Immunology Unit’ at King’s College in London. He mentioned that he had patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis especially women and would be willing to participate in a study to investigate whether his Bermudian patients had similar antibodies to the ones described in English patients with rheumatoid arthritis from London.


Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Proteus Mirabilis Bacteroides Fragilis Antibody Elevation 
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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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