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Association between the interleukin 23 receptor and ankylosing spondylitis is confirmed by a new UK case-control study and meta-analysis of published series.

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OBJECTIVES: It has been shown previously that IL-23R variants are associated with AS. We conducted an extended analysis in the UK population and a meta-analysis with the previously published studies, in order to refine these IL-23R associations with AS. METHODS: The UK case-control study included 730 new cases and 1331 healthy controls. In the extended study, the 730 cases were combined with 1088 published cases. Allelic associations were analysed using contingency tables. In the meta-analys...

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10.1093/rheumatology/ken501

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Journal:
Rheumatology (Oxford, England)
Volume:
48
Issue:
4
Pages:
386-389
Publication date:
2009-04-01
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EISSN:
1462-0332
ISSN:
1462-0324
Source identifiers:
108567
Language:
English
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uuid:6fc9c250-9ecb-47f7-b3ca-85e13dd809ca
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2012-12-19

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