Cross-Reactivities and Strain-Specificity of Monoclonal Antibodies to Campylobacter Jejuni and Helicobacter Pylori Flagellins

  • Chrystala Constantinidou
  • Tobin J. Hellyer
  • Peter T. Richardson
  • Charles W. Penn


Campylobacter jejuni are Gram-negative, microaerophilic, spiral rods, motile by means of a single, bi-polar, unsheathed flagellum. They are considered as one of the leading causes of bacterial diarrhoea throughout the world 15. Helicobacter pylori are also spiral, microaerophilic, Gram-negative and motile bacteria by means of a unipolar bundle of 3–6 sheathed flagella. H. pylori is generally acknowledged to be a major cause of gastritis in man. It is also associated with the occurrence of peptic ulceration (for reviews see Blaser 1,2).


Vicinal Diol Reactive Clone Motile Bacterium Bacterial Diarrhoea Pylorus NCTC 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chrystala Constantinidou
    • 1
  • Tobin J. Hellyer
    • 1
  • Peter T. Richardson
    • 2
  • Charles W. Penn
    • 1
  1. 1.Biology West, School of Biological SciencesUniversity of BirminghamEdgbaston, BirminghamUK
  2. 2.BBSRC Institute of Food ResearchReading LaboratoryUK

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