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Title: HLA and systemic lupus erythematosus in Chinese
Authors: Chan, S.H. 
Feng, P.H.
Srinivasan, N.
Wee, G.B.
Chan, H.C.
Issue Date: Dec-1981
Citation: Chan, S.H., Feng, P.H., Srinivasan, N., Wee, G.B., Chan, H.C. (1981-12). HLA and systemic lupus erythematosus in Chinese. Human Immunology 3 (4) : 345-350. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Seventy-five unrelated Chinese SLE patients were HLA typed and subdivided into mild and severe disease The HLA-B13 was associated with mild disease Fourteen of 30 (46.7%) mild disease patients had B13 compared to 63/330 (19.1%) normal subjects (p < 0 0005, corrected p < 0 013, RR = 3 7) The HLA-B17 on the other hand was observed in 29% of 45 severe disease patients compared to 13 9% of 330 normal subjects (p < 0 01, RR = 2.5). The frequency of HLA-B17 in 11 patients who died was even higher (45 5%). © 1981.
Source Title: Human Immunology
ISSN: 01988859
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