Respiratory scleroma (RS) is a progressive, chronic, granulomatous disease caused by Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis. There is only one report of RS association with HLA-DQ3. In this study, molecular association of HLA class II and RS was determined.
STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING
Nine RS patients and 163 healthy controls were compared. DQA1, DQB1, and… (More)