Local and Systemic Antibody Responses During Helicobacter pylori Infections
The majority of patients with a Helicobacter pylori infection mount a systemic antibody response which is easily detectable by serological assays such as the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) . Positive results in bacterial agglutination and complement fixation tests  suggest that these antibodies possess some anti-bacterial activity. However, the infection persists suggesting an underlying ineffectiveness in the ability of the systemic antibody response to eradicate the infection.
KeywordsElectrophoresis Polypeptide Dodecyl Gastritis
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