The role of Th17 cells in adult patients with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

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To the Editor: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an acquired autoimmune hematologic disorder characterized by antiplatelet autoantibody-mediated destruction of platelet by the reticuloendothelial system (1). Although autoreactive B lymphocytes secreting antiplatelet antibodies are thought as the primary immunologic defect in ITP, dysfunctional… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0609.2009.01229.x

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@article{Guo2009TheRO, title={The role of Th17 cells in adult patients with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.}, author={Zhen Xing Guo and Zhen Chen and Cui Ling Zheng and Hai Rong Jia and Jing Ge and Dong Gu and Wei Du and Xiao Yan Wang and Hai Feng Zhao and Ren Yang}, journal={European journal of haematology}, year={2009}, volume={82 6}, pages={488-9} }