Levels of lupus autoantibodies in pregnant SLE patients: correlations with disease activity and pregnancy outcome.

@article{Tomer1996LevelsOL,
  title={Levels of lupus autoantibodies in pregnant SLE patients: correlations with disease activity and pregnancy outcome.},
  author={Yaron Tomer and Osborne A C Viegas and Moshe Swissa and Stephen C. L. Koh and Yehuda Shoenfeld},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={275-80}
}
OBJECTIVE To follow the levels of lupus autoantibodies throughout pregnancy in a large cohort of pregnant SLE patients, and to examine whether they correlate with disease activity and pregnancy outcome. METHODS 54 pregnancies in 46 SLE patients, and 70 control pregnant women were followed in the study. All patients were receiving steroid treatment. Titers of antibodies to ssDNA, dsDNA, histones, cardiolipin (CL) and phosphatidylserine (PS) were determined at the first, second, and third… CONTINUE READING