Ekaterini Zapantis

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Objective. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients are at increased risk of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) but there are no clear guidelines for LTBI screening with Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) or Quantiferon TB Gold testing (QFT-G). Methods. A retrospective study was conducted in a high risk, largely foreign-born, inner city, RA population. After screening(More)
Adult-onset Still's Disease (AOSD), often though as the adult variant of systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), has an incidence of 1-3 cases per 1 million. Cardinal manifestations include fever, arthritis, skin rash, sore throat, hepatosplenomegaly and lymphadenopathy. Prolongation in diagnosing this disease results from its similarity to(More)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a ripe area for drug development. There are great unmet needs, especially for those with lupus nephritis, in which good responses occur only in the minority of treated patients. An expanded understanding of immunopathogenesis of SLE coupled with the availability of sophisticated bioengineering technologies has resulted(More)
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