Serum antibody response to Bacteroides fragilis in experimental sinusitis

  • Dr. K. M. Westrin, Dr. P. Stierna, Dr. A. Weintraub, A. -C. Palmgren, Prof. C. E. Nord
  • Published 1991 in Infection


Maxillary sinusitis was induced in New Zealand white rabbits by local inoculation of 106 colony-forming units ofBacteroides fragilis NCTC 9343, and the serum IgG, IgA and IgM antibody responses to cell wall antigens were studied. Prior to inoculation, and one, two, three and four weeks after induction, serum samples were obtained and analysed for antibodies… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01726458