DR antigen distribution in Blacks with rheumatoid arthritis.

@article{Alarcn1983DRAD,
  title={DR antigen distribution in Blacks with rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Graciela S Alarc{\'o}n and William J. Koopman and Ronald T. Acton and Bruce O. Barger},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1983},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={579-83}
}
DR antigen distribution was studied in 85 Blacks with either classical or definite rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Sixty-three were seropositive and 22 were seronegative by latex fixation titer. The frequency of DR4 was 7.41% in our control Black population (n = 162), 22.22% in the seropositive (0.01 greater than p greater than 0.001; RR 3.57) and 22.72% in the… CONTINUE READING