Case definitions in Swedish register data to identify systemic lupus erythematosus

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OBJECTIVE To develop and investigate the utility of several different case definitions for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) using national register data in Sweden. METHODS The reference standard consisted of clinically confirmed SLE cases pooled from four major clinical centres in Sweden (n=929), and a sample of non-SLE comparators randomly selected… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007769

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@inproceedings{Arkema2016CaseDI, title={Case definitions in Swedish register data to identify systemic lupus erythematosus}, author={Elizabeth V Arkema and Andreas J{\"{o}nsen and Lars R{\"{o}nnblom and Elisabet Svenungsson and Christopher Sj{\"{o}wall and Julia Fridman Simard}, booktitle={BMJ open}, year={2016} }