HLA antigens in asthmatic children
Gallo, C. A.
Naspitz, C. K.
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The purpose of the present study was to analyze the frequency of HLA-DR and DQ antigens in Brazilian asthmatic children with skin-test and RAST positivity to Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus. the comparison of HLA-DR and DQ antigenic frequencies between patients (n = 30) and controls disclosed a significantly higher HLA-DQ2 frequency in the patients (60 % versus 34 %, p = 0.013; R.R. = 2.8).
CitationPediatric Allergy and Immunology. Copenhagen: Munksgaard Int Publ Ltd, v. 8, n. 3, p. 150-152, 1997.
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