rheumatoid arthritis . HLA typing in families with multiple cases of

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Thirty one white patients from 14 families with multiple cases of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and 42 of their healthy relatives were completely HLA typed. In contrast with class I antigens, the class II antigens DRI and DR4 were significantly more common in the patients than in a group of 200 healthy local white controls (DRI: 32% v 12%; DR4: 48% v 28%, in… (More)

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