Saliva IgM and IgA Are a Sensitive Indicator of the Humoral Immune Response to Escherichia coli O157 Lipopolysaccharide in Children with Enteropathic Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

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Saliva antibodies to Escherichia coli O157 were investigated as markers of the immune response in children with enteropathic hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Paired serum and saliva samples were collected from 22 children with HUS during acute disease and convalescence and were tested for E. coli O157 lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-specific IgM and IgA antibodies… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-200208000-00026

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