Immunologic parameters in infective endocarditis: a prospective study.

@article{Agarwal1991ImmunologicPI,
  title={Immunologic parameters in infective endocarditis: a prospective study.},
  author={Rishu Agarwal and Vinay Kumar Bahl and Anand N. Malaviya and Sharila Krishnan and P. D. Chopra},
  journal={Indian heart journal},
  year={1991},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={179-83}
}
To evaluate the role of immunoglobulins, complement, circulating immune complexes (CIC), heart antibodies (HAb) and rheumatoid factor (RF) in infective endocarditis, we studied 28 consecutive patients before and after therapy. Statistically significant elevation was seen in IgG (p less than 0.001) and IgA (P less than 0.001) level prior to initiation of therapy as compared to a control group. Following drug treatment a fall was noted in IgA (P less than 0.01) and IgM (p less than 0.01) level as… CONTINUE READING

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To evaluate the role of immunoglobulins , complement , circulating immune complexes ( CIC ) , heart antibodies ( HAb ) and rheumatoid factor ( RF ) in infective endocarditis , we studied 28 consecutive patients before and after therapy .
To evaluate the role of immunoglobulins , complement , circulating immune complexes ( CIC ) , heart antibodies ( HAb ) and rheumatoid factor ( RF ) in infective endocarditis , we studied 28 consecutive patients before and after therapy .
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