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George M. Carter
gmc0 at ix.netcom.com
Wed Oct 14 13:53:48 EST 1998
flefever at ix.netcom.com(F. Frank LeFever) wrote:
>I'm sorry, I don't have the patience to trace out the long, twisting
>lines of authorship in this embarassing thread (much more heat than
>light, much ad hominem, rare citations), but this statement caught my
>eye. I asked my gastroenterologist if my having antibodies to
>helicobacter pylori was a source of hope. I don't know if he
>understands why, but he knows it does not mean immunity from gastric
>ulcers. I woonder if there are not a few other diseases for which a
>positive test does not "confer" (imply??) immunity?
Plenty. Hepatitis B and C off the top of my head.
George M Carter
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