Increased toxoplasma antibodies in idiopathic inflammatory muscle disease. A case-controlled study.

Abstract

Antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii were measured in sera from 69 patients with polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and myositis associated with other connective tissue diseases and compared to 69 age-, race-, and sex-matched controls with unrelated diseases. Complement fixation toxoplasma antibodies were significantly more frequent in polymyositis and correlated… (More)

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@article{Phillips1979IncreasedTA, title={Increased toxoplasma antibodies in idiopathic inflammatory muscle disease. A case-controlled study.}, author={P. E. Phillips and Salina Kassan and Lawrence J. Kagen}, journal={Arthritis and rheumatism}, year={1979}, volume={22 3}, pages={209-14} }