Antiacetylcholine receptor and antinuclear antibodies in myasthenia gravis. Correlation with HLA, sex and Gm.

Sera from 27 subjects with myasthenia gravis (MG) were examined by immunoassay for antibodies to double-stranded DNA (ds-DNA), RNA-nucleoprotein complexes (ENA) and acetylcholine receptor (ACHR). The prevalence of the genetic markers of sex, HLA and Gm were analyzed in relation to various parameters of these autoantibodies. The highest levels of ds-DNA… CONTINUE READING