Anti-Liver Antibody in Rabbits Infected with Schistosoma japonicum

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  • Department of Microbiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637

Anti-liver antibody has been demonstrated in the sera of Schistosoma japonicum-infected rabbits. By the 8th week after exposure to cercariae, perceptible levels of autoantibody were present and appeared to be directed predominantly against determinants located in the cell membrane of the hepatocyte.