HLA, complement C2, C4, properdin factor B and glyoxalase types in South Indian diabetics.

@article{Kirk1985HLACC,
  title={HLA, complement C2, C4, properdin factor B and glyoxalase types in South Indian diabetics.},
  author={Robert L. Kirk and P. R. Ranford and Susan W. Serjeantson and Arthur R. Thompson and S M Munirathnam Chetty and Lalitha John and Viswanathan Mohan and Ambady Ramachandran and Chamukuttan Snehalatha and Moopil Viswanathan},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={1985},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={41-7}
}
A series of diabetic patients from 3 centres in South India have been tested for HLA A, HLA B, BF, C2, C4A, C4B and GLO types. For insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) patients there was a significant increase in HLA B8, of BF F and decrease of C4 A6. No significant variation in HLA, BF, C2 or GLO frequencies was found in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) patients, but there was a significant decrease in C4B 1 and an increase in C4B 2. The HLA and BF association in South… CONTINUE READING