Association of serum IgA and C4 with severe atherosclerosis.

  title={Association of serum IgA and C4 with severe atherosclerosis.},
  author={Antonio Muscari and C Bozzoli and C Gerratana and F Zaca' and C. Rovinetti and Daniela Zauli and Michelangelo La Placa and Paolo Emilio Puddu},
  volume={74 1-2},
To assess the possible involvement of humoral immunity in diffuse atherosclerosis, IgG, IgA, IgM, C3 and C4 were measured in the sera of 23 atherosclerotic subjects (at least 3 stenoses greater than 75% in the arteries of the limbs and neck, as assessed by panangiography) and of 20 controls (possible stenoses less than 40% documented by arteriography of the aortic arch and epi-aortic branches and "normal" response to exercise stress testing and Doppler ultrasonography of the arteries of the… CONTINUE READING
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