Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (ANCA) to bactericidal/permeability-increasing (BPI) protein recognize the carboxyl terminal domain.

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OBJECTIVES to identify the region of bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein (BPI) recognized by anti-BPI ANCA. METHODS sera from 140 patients with a variety of clinical diagnoses (20 systemic vasculitis, 12 cystic fibrosis, 22 bronchiectasis/chronic obstructive airways disease, three diabetes mellitus, 13 chronic renal failure, 12 primary sclerosing… (More)

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