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HLA class II antigens associated with systemic lupus erythematosus in black South Africans.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the associations of HLA class II antigens with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in black South Africans. METHODS: HLA-DRB1 genotype frequencies assigned by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification and sequence specific oligonucleotide probes were compared between 49 black SLE patients from Baragwanath Hospital and 87 ethnically matched controls. HLA-DQA1 and -DQB1 genotypes were also assigned in 45 of the SLE patients and 74 controls by PCR using sequence specific ...

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10.1136/ard.54.8.678

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Rudwaleit, M More by this author
Wordsworth, P More by this author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Annals of the rheumatic diseases
Volume:
54
Issue:
8
Pages:
678-680
Publication date:
1995-08-05
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EISSN:
1468-2060
ISSN:
0003-4967
URN:
uuid:0c210897-90ac-497c-bb13-cb92d4bef517
Source identifiers:
55416
Local pid:
pubs:55416

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