B lymphocyte antigen D8/17 and repetitive behaviors in autism.


OBJECTIVE Monoclonal antibody D8/17 identifies a B lymphocyte antigen with expanded expression in rheumatic fever, Sydenham's chorea, and subgroups of obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette's syndrome with repetitive behaviors. The authors examined the rate of D8/17 expression in children with autism and its correlation with severity of repetitive… (More)


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@article{Hollander1999BLA, title={B lymphocyte antigen D8/17 and repetitive behaviors in autism.}, author={E. H. D ' Hollander and G Delgiudice-Asch and L. Sim{\'o}n and James Schmeidler and C. Cartwright and C M Decaria and J. Kwon and Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles and F. W. Chapman and John B. Zabriskie}, journal={The American journal of psychiatry}, year={1999}, volume={156 2}, pages={317-20} }