Profiling Cervical Lavage Fluid by SELDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry

Burgener A.  Methods Mol Biol. 2012;818:143-52. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-418-6_11.

The mucosal surface of the female genital tract is the first site of contact for many sexually transmitted infections and serves as the first layer of defense. This layer has components of both the innate and adaptive immune systems to protect against infections. For these reasons, this […]

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Novel Nasal Secretion Collection Method

Novel Nasal Secretion Collection Method for the Analysis of Allergen Specific Antibodies and Inflammatory Biomarkers. Fabien X. Lü, Robert E. Esch.  Journal of Immunological Methods, Volume 356, Issues 1–2, 30 April 2010, Pages 6-17.

Background
The analysis of immunological markers in nasal secretions provides valuable information for studying nasal mucosa diseases and monitoring immunotherapy and immunity […]

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Stability and Transport of Cervical Cytobrushes

Stability and Transport of Cervical Cytobrushes for Isolation of Mononuclear Cells from the Female Genital Tract. Lenine J. Liebenberg, Hoyam Gamieldien, Nonhlanhla N. Mkhize, Shameem Z. Jaumdally, Pam P. Gumbi, Lynette Denny, Jo-Ann S. Passmor.  Journal of Immunological Methods, Volume 367, Issues 1–2, 31 March 2011, Pages 47-55

Cervical cytobrushing, biopsy, or lavages have previously been […]

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Mucosal Mononuclear Cells in Flow Cytometry Assay

Quantification of Mucosal Mononuclear Cells in Tissues with a Fluorescent Bead-Based Polychromatic Flow Cytometry Assay. R. Keith Reeves, Tristan I. Evans, Jacqueline Gillis, Fay E. Wong, Michelle Connole, Angela Carville, R. Paul Johnson.  Journal of Immunological Methods, Volume 367, Issues 1–2, 31 March 2011, Pages 95-98

Since the vast majority of infections occur at mucosal surfaces, […]

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