Incidence and correlation between serum IgG and IgM antibodies to native type II collagen in patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis.

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Raised serum IgG and IgM antibody levels to native type II collagen were found in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and in patients with juvenile chronic arthritis. There was a good correlation between the serum IgG and the IgM antibody levels in rheumatoid arthritis and a weaker correlation in juvenile chronic arthritis. Raised serum IgM antibody levels… (More)

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@article{Clague1981IncidenceAC, title={Incidence and correlation between serum IgG and IgM antibodies to native type II collagen in patients with chronic inflammatory arthritis.}, author={Roy Clague and M J Shaw and Philip J Holt}, journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases}, year={1981}, volume={40 1}, pages={6-10} }