MHC class II sequences of susceptibility and protection in Mexicans with autoimmune hepatitis.


BACKGROUND/AIMS Autoimmune hepatitis has a genetic background associated with different HLA DRB1 alleles depending on the ethnic group. The aim of this study was to analyse the immunogenetics of type I autoimmune hepatitis in Mexicans. METHODS Thirty Mexican Mestizo patients and 175 healthy controls were HLA typed as follows: class I antigens were… (More)