[The spontaneous NBT-test in granulocytes of patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis].

30 patients with definite seronegative juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and 3 patients with tendosynovitis and unclear arthralgia respectively were examined by the nitroblue tetrazolium (NBT) test (46 tests). A positive result could be obtained in 72 per cent of the examinations. Patients with a joint manifestation of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis showed… CONTINUE READING