Immunogenic effect of bacteriophage in patients subjected to phage therapy.

  title={Immunogenic effect of bacteriophage in patients subjected to phage therapy.},
  author={A Kucharewicz-Krukowska and S Slopek},
  journal={Archivum immunologiae et therapiae experimentalis},
  volume={35 5},
Fifty seven cases of bacterial infections subjected to phage therapy were tested for a production of antibodies against the applied bacteriophages. Monoinfections confirmed in 40 patients were caused in majority of cases by pyogenic Staphylococci (29 cases) and rarely by Gram-negative bacteria: Klebsiella, Escherichia, Proteus and Pseudomonas (11 cases). Polyinfections caused by the above types of bacteria were recorded in 17 cases. The titer of neutralizing and hemagglutinating antibodies was… CONTINUE READING

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