Shared epitope 'homozygosity' is strongly associated with rheumatoid arthritis in Turkey


Saruhan-Direskeneli G.

BRITISH JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.37, no.10, pp.1126-1128, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1126-1128

Abstract

Objective. Associations with HLA-DRB alleles, implicated in the aetiopathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), are found to be different in various ethnic groups. This study aimed to investigate DRB1 alleles in RA patients in Turkey.