Antibodies to Klebsiella in Ankylosing Spondylitis Measured by Bacterial Agglutination and ELISA Against Lipopolysaccharides

  • Alan Ebringer
  • Alan Ebringer


The association between HLA-B27 and ankylosing spondylitis has been well established, and it has been suggested that Klebsiella bacteria may have a role to play in the pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis.


Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Ankylose Spondylitis Klebsiella Pneumoniae Rheumatic Fever Proteus Mirabilis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Ebringer
    • 1
  • Alan Ebringer
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.King’s College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.UCH School of MedicineMiddlesex HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Division of Life SciencesKing’s College LondonLondonUK

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