Biopolym. Cell. 2002; 18(5):445-448.
Antibodies against clumping factor of Staphylococcus aureus in patients with osteopurulent infection
1Ivanova V. D., 1Pozur V. K., 2Bidnenko S. I., 2Lyutko O. B., 3Rayevs'ka G. E., 3Pylypenko V. G.
  1. Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
    64, Volodymyrska Str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 01033
  2. Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics MAS of Ukraine
    27, Vorovskogo Str., Ukraine, Kyiv, 01601
  3. Joint-Stock Company "Diaproph-Med"
    35, Svetlitsky str., Kyiv, Ukraine, 04123


The peculiarities of humoral immune response against clumping factor (CIS) of Staphylococcus aureus in healthy individuals (74 serum samples) and in those with osteopurulent infection (69 samples) were studied. The study revealed that 700 % serum samples of both healthy and infected individuals contain anti-Clf-antidodies. However, the antibody level against Clf was shown to be considerably higher in the patients with staphylococcal infection.


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