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Interferon in synovial fluid and serum of patients with rheumatic disease.
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PMID:  6194296     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Interferon (IFN) was sought in simultaneously obtained samples of synovial fluid (SF) and serum from patients with a variety of rheumatological diseases. IFN was identified in 11 of 84 samples of SF and 10 of 84 specimens of serum. IFN positive specimens were contributed by patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus, seronegative spondyloarthropathies, pseudogout, coccidioidomycosis and unclassified arthritis. Significantly, IFN was frequently found either in SF or in serum but generally not in both of the simultaneously obtained fluids. The highest titers of IFN found in SF were from patients with RA.
T C Cesario; B S Andrews; D A Martin; M Jason; T Treadwell; G Friou; J G Tilles
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of rheumatology     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0315-162X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  1983 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-11-23     Completed Date:  1983-11-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501984     Medline TA:  J Rheumatol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  647-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis / immunology
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / immunology
Chondrocalcinosis / immunology
Coccidioidomycosis / immunology
Interferons / analysis*
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / immunology
Rheumatic Diseases / immunology*
Spondylitis / immunology
Synovial Fluid / immunology*
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