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An antibody precipitating urease and its possible relation to gastric ulcer
  1. F. S. Freisinger

    Abstract

    An antibody precipitating urease was found in 171 out of 180 human sera. Data obtained on limited material (50 cases) suggest that the anti-urease titre is appreciably higher in the serum of patients suffering from gastric ulcer. This is a pointer towards a possible antigen-antibody mechanism in the genesis of chronic gastric ulceration.

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    • 1 This is a preliminary communication based on work begun at the Institute of Clinical Research, Middlesex Hospital Medical School, where it was supported by a Leverhulme research scholarship and formed the basis of a Ph.D. thesis (London, 1961).

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