Role of IgM & IgA rheumatoid factors in complement activation in patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

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We studied the relationship between the degree of complement activation in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) with the levels of circulating IgM and IgA rheumatoid factors (RF). Forty children with JRA and 25 matched controls were included in the study. Levels of C3d (a degradation product of complement component C3), circulating immune complexes (CICs… (More)

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@article{Bhardwaj2000RoleOI, title={Role of IgM & IgA rheumatoid factors in complement activation in patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.}, author={A. Bhardwaj and Arun Kumar Aggarwal and V. Agarwal and R. Misra}, journal={The Indian journal of medical research}, year={2000}, volume={111}, pages={103-9} }