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Antibodies to SS-A/Ro-52kD and centromere in autoimmune liver disease: a clue to diagnosis and prognosis of primary biliary cirrhosis.

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BACKGROUND: Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) may be associated with various rheumatological disorders. AIM: To investigate the frequency and significance of 'rheumatological' antinuclear antibodies in the field of autoimmune chronic liver disease, with special regard to PBC. METHODS: We studied 105 patients with PBC, 162 autoimmune liver disease controls (type 1 and 2 autoimmune hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis), 30 systemic lupus erythematosus and 50 blood donors. Sera were tested fo...

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Journal:
Alimentary pharmacology and therapeutics More from this journal
Volume:
26
Issue:
6
Pages:
831-838
Publication date:
2007-09-01
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EISSN:
1365-2036
ISSN:
0269-2813
Language:
English
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pubs:181004
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uuid:3687eae6-c080-4e20-a08d-6416e2c4f92b
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pubs:181004
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181004
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2012-12-19

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