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Immunoglobulin-containing cells in the small intestine during acute enteritis
  1. J. Søltoft,
  2. B. Søeberg

    Abstract

    Jejunal mucosal biopsies were obtained from 13 patients with acute enteritis. Ten patients were examined again after recovery. Quantitative analysis of the findings in immunofluorescence microscopy showed a significant increase of IgA- and IgM-containing cells during acute enteritis. After recovery the number of immunoglobulin-containing cells and their distribution within the different immunoglobulin classes were within normal limits.

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