Immunoregulatory role for a public IgM idiotype in the induction of autoimmune diseases in Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection.


Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP) infection is associated with the emergence of various autoimmune disorders and autoantibody production. The most common autoantibodies induced are of anti-I specificity and express cold agglutinin (CA) activity. However, the mechanisms by which the microbial infection triggers the appearance of these autoantibodies are still… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.imlet.2010.11.006


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