AN ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DIFFERENT AUTOANTIBODIES AND CLINICAL FINDINGS IN A GROUP OF TURKISH PATIENTS WITH SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS


Altintas N. D. , Tiryaki A. O. , TUTKAK H., DÜZGÜN N.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.19, ss.126-132, 2008 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Dergi Adı: GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.126-132

Özet

Purpose: To study the prevalence of different anticardiolipin antibody isotypes (aCLs), anti-C1q antibodies (anti-C1q), and anti-b2-glycoprotein 1 IgG antibodies (anti-b2GP1 IgG) in a group of Turkish SLE patients and their association with lupus nephritis and extra-renal involvement.