[Relations between ankylosing spondyloarthritis and HLA-B27 in various ethnic groups in Russia].

@article{Erdes2001RelationsBA,
  title={[Relations between ankylosing spondyloarthritis and HLA-B27 in various ethnic groups in Russia].},
  author={S I Erdes and I. A. Guseva and Lidia Benevolenskaia},
  journal={Terapevticheskii arkhiv},
  year={2001},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={27-30}
}
AIM To characterize relationship between prevalence of ankylosing spondylarthritis (ASA) and incidence rate of HLA-B27 in genotypically different ethnic groups of Russia with interpolation of the results to other populations. MATERIAL AND METHODS 2287 individuals from genotypically different ethnic groups were examined in overall one-stage epidemiological trial. RESULTS Prevalence of ASA in ethnic groups ranged from 0.2 to 2.0% while occurrence of HLA0B27--from 15 to 40%. Rate of… CONTINUE READING