Determination of immunoglobulin A concentrations in human nasal secretions with a serum immunoglobulin A standard

J Clin Microbiol. 1978 Oct;8(4):465-7. doi: 10.1128/jcm.8.4.465-467.1978.


By quantitative immunodiffusion tests, nasal secretion immunoglobulin A was underestimated by approximately 5.6-fold when the serum 7S immunoglobulin A standard was employed.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Immunodiffusion
  • Immunoglobulin A / analysis*
  • Immunoglobulin A / standards
  • Mucus / immunology*
  • Nasal Mucosa / metabolism*


  • Immunoglobulin A