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, vol.19, no.3, pp.126-132, 2008 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.126-132

Abstract

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.