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HLA antigens and Adamantiades-Behçet's disease (A-BD) in Greeks.
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PMID:  3180547     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The distribution frequency of HLA-A and B antigens was determined in 24 Greek individuals with Adamantiades-Behçet's disease (A-BD) as well as in 280 controls. The standard NIH technique was used for tissue typing. There was an increased incidence of HLA-B5 in the patients group (75% compared to controls 32%). The calculated P corrected value was Pc less than 0.02, the relative risk (RR) was 6.23 and the aetiological fraction (EF) 0.68. This study agrees with the reported association between A-BD and HLA-B5 in other populations from the Mediterranean basin, the Middle East and Far East.
J Zervas; G Vayopoulos; N Sakellaropoulos; P Kaklamanis; P Fessas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental rheumatology     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0392-856X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:    1988 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-12-16     Completed Date:  1988-12-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8308521     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Rheumatol     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  277-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
First Department of Medicine, University of Athens, Laikon General Hospital, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Behcet Syndrome / ethnology,  immunology*
HLA Antigens / analysis*
Middle Aged
Reg. No./Substance:
0/HLA Antigens

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