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Autoimmunity to S-Antigen and Retinal Vasculitis in Patients with Behçet’s Disease

  • Nadejda A. Ermakova
  • Zemphira S. Alekberova
  • Tatyana B. Prokaeva
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 528)

Conclusion

These results suggest that activity of retinal vasculitis in BD patients is associated with lymphocytes activation to S-antigen. We have not found significant differences of S-antibodies in studied and control group.

Keywords

Lymphocyte Activation Group Criterion Ocular Inflammation International Study Group Basophil Activation 
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References

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    Sainte-Laudy, J., Jobin, D., Thillaye, B., et al., 1993. Diagnostic and predictive importance of the blast transformation test and basophil activation test in retinal vasculitis. Allerg. Immunol. Paris 25: 103–105.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nadejda A. Ermakova
    • 1
  • Zemphira S. Alekberova
    • 1
  • Tatyana B. Prokaeva
    • 2
  1. 1.Retina DepartmentHelmholz Eye Institute RMHMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Rheumatology RAMSMoscowRussia

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