Blastocystis specific serum immunoglobulin in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) versus healthy controls
Robyn Nagel, Rebecca J Traub, Marcella MS Kwan, Helle Bielefeldt-Ohmann
Parasites & Vectors | BMC | Published : 2015
We are grateful for the kind donations of important research material by Dr Linda Dunn, QIMR, Australia (axenic cultures of Blastocystis for antigen preparation), Dr Rick Gould, Antibodies Inc, USA (Blastofluor (R) antibody) and Dr Kevin Tan, NUS, Singapore (MAb 1D5, MAb5), who also read the manuscript and contributed useful comments. This study was funded by the Royal Australian College of Physicians Murray-Will Fellowship for Rural Physicians (awarded to R. Nagel, 2012).