Antibodies to Proteus in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients from Norway, Spain and England

  • Alan Ebringer


In the early 1990s, an industrious and enthusiastic student from Spain, Mr. A. Marti, came to King’s College to study biological sciences under a European Common Market Studentship. When he heard that our research interest involved investigating patients with rheumatoid arthritis, he said that physicians in his native town, Barcelona in Catalonia, a rich and industrial part of Spain, would be very agreeable to carry out a joint study. He introduced us to Dr. Antonio Collado from the Department of Rheumatology in the Hospital Clinic i Provincial de Barcelona who agreed to participate in a three-country study of rheumatoid arthritis patients.


Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Proteus Mirabilis Inactive Disease Rheumatoid Arthritis Group 
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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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