Shared Genetic Risk Factors in Autoimmune Liver Disease

Abstract

To determine if shared genetic risk factors for autoimmune liver disease affect clinical manifestations, we evaluated 271 patients and 92 normal subjects by DNA-based techniques. Genetic risk factors were intermixed in all conditions, and frequency varied according to disease type. DR4 distinguished autoimmune hepatitis (P = 0.0002) and primary biliary… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1005670111068

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