Genetic predispositions for immunological features in chronic liver diseases other than autoimmune hepatitis.

@article{Czaja1996GeneticPF,
  title={Genetic predispositions for immunological features in chronic liver diseases other than autoimmune hepatitis.},
  author={Albert J Czaja and Herschel A. Carpenter and Paula J. Santrach and S. Breanndan Moore},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={52-9}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Human leukocyte antigens DR3 and DR4 influence susceptibility for type 1 autoimmune hepatitis and affect its immunological manifestations. We aimed to determine if autoimmune features in patients with chronic liver diseases other than autoimmune hepatitis are associated with these same antigens. METHODS One hundred and seventy-eight patients were evaluated. Class II typing was performed by restriction fragment length polymorphism in all patients and 80 normal subjects… CONTINUE READING

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