The association between the PTPN22 C1858T polymorphism and rheumatoid arthritis: a meta-analysis update


The aim of this study was to determine whether the protein tyrosine phosphatase nonreceptor 22 (PTPN22) C1858T polymorphism confers susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in populations with different ethnicities. A meta-analysis was conducted on the PTPN22 C1858T polymorphism involving eighteen studies, which in total contained 20344 RA patients and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11033-011-1117-3

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