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A preliminary report on the materno-foetal immunological changes in schistosomiasis. I. Immunoglobulin changes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  555756     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Twenty five simple bilharzial pregnant females together with eight control non-bilharzial gravid women were included in this study. Quantitation of immunoglobulins G and M was performed on both maternal and cord blood sera. The transmission of IgG through the placenta was suggested by the trend for positive correlation between foetal and maternal IgG levels. Maternal IgG was significantly higher in the active bilharzial group compared with the non-active group. Foetal IgM was significantly higher in the active bilharzial group compared with the control non-bilharzial cases.
Authors:
A F Abbassy; Z A Shaker; E H el-Raziky; F M Aboul-Ezz; Y A Naguib
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Egyptian journal of bilharziasis     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0301-8849     ISO Abbreviation:  Egypt J Bilharz     Publication Date:  1978  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-06-25     Completed Date:  1981-06-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0415526     Medline TA:  Egypt J Bilharz     Country:  EGYPT    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  71-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Fetal Blood / analysis
Humans
Immunoglobulin G / analysis
Immunoglobulin M / analysis
Immunoglobulins / analysis*
Maternal-Fetal Exchange*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / immunology*
Schistosoma mansoni / immunology
Schistosomiasis / immunology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunoglobulin G; 0/Immunoglobulin M; 0/Immunoglobulins

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