Anticardiolipin antibodies in patients with autoimmune diseases: Isotype distribution and clinical associations

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A prospective study of IgG and IgM isotypes of anticardiolipin antibodies (aCL) was performed in a series of 167 patients with various autoimmune diseases, including rheumatic and nonrheumatic disorders, and in a group of 100 healthy blood donors. The IgG aCL serum was regarded as positive if a binding index (BI) greater than 2.85 (3.77 SD) was detected and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02032099

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