HLA-B27 polymorphism in Turkish patients with ankylosing spondylitis

@article{Birinci2005HLAB27PI,
  title={HLA-B27 polymorphism in Turkish patients with ankylosing spondylitis},
  author={Asuman Birinci and Ayhan Bilgici and Omer Kuru and Belma Durupinar},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2005},
  volume={26},
  pages={285-287}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the distribution of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-B27 subtypes in serologically HLA-B27-positive ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients and healthy controls from the Turkish population and to compare this with other reports from other populations. We subtyped HLA-B27 in 38 HLA-B27-positive Turkish patients with AS and 47 HLA-B27-positive healthy controls without AS by polymerase chain reaction with specific sequence primers (PCR-SSP). The results… CONTINUE READING
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