Klebsiella-induced LIF response in Klebsiella infection and ankylosing spondylitis

W. L. Gross, G. Ludemann, U. Ullmann, K. L. Schmidt

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Lymphocyte transformation and leucocyte migration inhibition was studied in Klebsiella-sensitized patients, ankylosing spondylitis patients and healthy controls.The results show that mononuclear cells from ankylosing spondylitis patients respond more vigorously to Klcbsiella. one of the ‘trigger’ bacteria, than do mononuclear cells from healthy persons, either with or without HLA-B27.

Original languageEnglish
JournalRheumatology (United Kingdom)
Pages (from-to)50-52
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 01.1983

Research Areas and Centers

  • Academic Focus: Center for Infection and Inflammation Research (ZIEL)


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