Journal article

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

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

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).