The Raji cell radioimmunoassay in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: clinical significance and relationship to other serologic variables assessed by discriminant analysis.

Abstract

Our aim was to determine the clinical usefulness of the Raji cell radioimmunoassay (RIA) in 30 patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) studied over a 30-month period. Raji RIA correlated positively (p less than 0.001) with antibodies to dsDNA, anti-Sm, erythrocyte sedimentation rate and central nervous system involvement and inversely with the… (More)

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