Comparative analysis of autoantibodies against a-fodrin in serum, tear fluid, and saliva from patients with Sjögren's syndrome.


YAVUZ Ş., TOKER E. , Bicakcigil M., MUMCU G. , Cakir S.

The Journal of rheumatology, vol.33, no.7, pp.1289-92, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : The Journal of rheumatology
  • Page Numbers: pp.1289-92
  • Keywords: Sjogren's syndrome, anti-alpha-fodrin antibodies, HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE TREATMENT, ANTIBODIES, MARKERS, IGA

Abstract

Objective. To evaluate levels of IgA and IgG antibodies against a-fodrin in serum. tear fluid. and saliva and compare them with anti-Ro and anti-La antibody levels in the same samples of patients with Sjogren's syndrome (SS).