HLA antigens in Arab children with steroid-responsive nephrotic syndrome

Abstract

Forty-eight Arab patients with steroid-responsive childhood nephrotic syndrome were studied for the frequency of HLA-A,-B,-C and-DR antigens. HLA-DR7 was significantly increased in the patient group (63% vs. 28%,P=0.0002) confirming reports of a DR7 association in other ethnic groups and indicating a universal association with this antigen. HLA-CW6 was also… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00868269

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