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Primary biliary cirrhosis: contribution of HLA class II allele DR8.

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Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic cholestatic disease of unknown aetiology which predominantly affects middle-aged women. It is thought to be autoimmune in nature, but unlike many autoimmune diseases no clear HLA association has been described. Several studies have suggested conflicting associations with HLA class II, although a DR8 association is most frequently described. To test the hypothesis that primary biliary cirrhosis is associated with a certain HLA class II locus we genotyped ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Author
Journal:
Quarterly journal of medicine More from this journal
Volume:
86
Issue:
6
Pages:
393-399
Publication date:
1993-06-01
ISSN:
0033-5622
Language:
English
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pubs:171797
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uuid:6ee09be9-8647-4a11-953d-05fc7dd30fd2
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pubs:171797
Source identifiers:
171797
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2012-12-19

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