Antiphospholipid antibodies in leprotic patients: a correlation with disease manifestations.

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OBJECTIVES Previous studies showed that antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) are frequent in the sera of leprosy patients and are most probably directed against body tissue cardiolipins. Some groups have demonstrated differences between the binding specificity of "autoimmune-aPL" and "non-autoimmune-aPL". It is widely accepted that a plasma protein, beta 2… (More)

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@article{Elbeialy2000AntiphospholipidAI, title={Antiphospholipid antibodies in leprotic patients: a correlation with disease manifestations.}, author={A Elbeialy and K Strassburger-Lorna and T. Atsumi and Mar{\'i}a Laura Bertolaccini and Olga Amengual and M. Hanafi and M. A. Khamashta and G. R. V. Hughes}, journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology}, year={2000}, volume={18 4}, pages={492-4} }