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Proteus vulgaris agglutination by cystic fibrosis sera.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6990879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The factor in sera of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and their parents which agglutinates Proteus vulgaris has characteristics similar to those of IgG antibody to this organism. Sera of patients without CF who have P. vulgaris infections agglutinate the organism similarly. At present there are too many false-positives in a control population for the test to be widely useful for heterozygote identification.
A Wang; M W Turner; J F Soothill; J O Warner; A P Norman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1980 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-07-26     Completed Date:  1980-07-26     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  130-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Agglutination Tests
Cystic Fibrosis / genetics,  immunology*
Heterozygote Detection / methods
Immunoglobulin G / analysis
Proteus Infections / immunology
Proteus vulgaris / immunology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunoglobulin G

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