Increased IgA and IgM responses against gut commensals in chronic depression: further evidence for increased bacterial translocation or leaky gut.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Recently, we discovered that depression is accompanied by increased IgM and IgA responses directed against gram negative gut commensals. The aim of this study was to replicate these findings in a larger study group of depressed patients and to examine the associations between the IgA and IgM responses to gut commensals and staging of depression… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.02.023

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@article{Maes2012IncreasedIA, title={Increased IgA and IgM responses against gut commensals in chronic depression: further evidence for increased bacterial translocation or leaky gut.}, author={Michael Maes and Marta Kubera and Jean-Claude Leunis and Michael Berk}, journal={Journal of affective disorders}, year={2012}, volume={141 1}, pages={55-62} }