Whipple's disease: immunospecific and quantitative immunohistochemical study of intestinal biopsy specimens.

@article{Lpidi2003WhipplesDI,
  title={Whipple's disease: immunospecific and quantitative immunohistochemical study of intestinal biopsy specimens.},
  author={Hubert L{\'e}pidi and Florence F{\'e}nollar and Ren{\'e} G{\'e}rolami and J M Mege and Marie-France Bonzi and Marc Chappuis and Jos{\'e} Alain Sahel and Didier Raoult},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={589-96}
}
Whipple's disease may be diagnosed by periodic acid-Schiff (PAS) staining, electron microscopy, or polymerase chain reaction of intestinal biopsy specimens. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of immunohistochemistry and the quantification of infected cells in intestinal Whipple's disease. A total of 29 duodenal biopsy specimens from 15 patients with untreated and treated Whipple's disease were examined and compared with biopsy specimens from control patients with normal… CONTINUE READING
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