Does low urinary sIgA predispose to urinary tract infection?

@article{Riedasch1983DoesLU,
  title={Does low urinary sIgA predispose to urinary tract infection?},
  author={G. Riedasch and Patrick Heck and Ernst W. Rauterberg and Eberhard Ritz},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={1983},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={759-63}
}
Median urinary secretory IgA (sIgA) (ELISA technique in unprocessed urine) was 1.36 mg/liter (range, 0.29 to 2.31) in healthy female controls at various times of the menstrual cycle. It was significantly lower in women with urinary tract infection (UTI) without antibody-coated bacteria. Such decrease was found both in women with acute UTI episodes (median… CONTINUE READING