Serum mannose-binding lectin levels are decreased in Behcet's disease and associated with disease severity


İNANÇ G. N. , MUMCU G. , BİRTAŞ E., Elbir Y., YAVUZ Ş., ERGUN S. A. T. , ...More

JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.32, no.2, pp.287-291, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.287-291
  • Keywords: mannose-binding lectin, Behcet's disease, total clinical severity score, RHEUMATOID-ARTHRITIS, IMMUNOLOGY, COMPLEMENT, ENGAGEMENT, DIAGNOSIS, CELLS

Abstract

Objective. To investigate serum levels of mannose-binding lectin (MBL), a complement-like protein of collectin family, in patients with Behcet's disease (BD).