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Age related variations of serum concentrations of normally occurring IgG antibodies to Clostridium perfringens.
  1. E Zarén,
  2. A Schwan,
  3. B Frenckner

    Abstract

    In studies using indirect immunofluorescence IgG antibodies to Clostridium perfringens were found in sera from healthy adults. Sera from 236 healthy children were examined. The normally occurring IgG antibodies to C perfringens were found to have an age related variation. Preliminary data suggest that they are not correlated to C perfringens alpha toxin. The antigen(s) against which the antibodies are directed is/are probably part of the cell wall, but its/their exact nature is not known.

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