HLA-DPB1 associations differ between DRB1*03 positive anti-Jo-1 and anti-PM-Scl antibody positive idiopathic inflammatory myopathy

Hector Chinoy, Debbie Payne, Kate V Poulton, Noreen Fertig, Zoe Betteridge, Harsha Gunawardena, Joyce E Davidson, Chester V Oddis, Neil J McHugh, Lucy R Wedderburn, William E Ollier, Robert G Cooper

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Abstract

The HLA-DRB1*03/DPB1*0101 haplotype is a risk factor for anti-Jo-1 antibody-positive IIM. Thus, although DRB1*03 is strongly associated with possession of either anti-Jo-1 or anti-PM-Scl, differing antibody associations are observed at the HLA-DPB1 locus.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1213-7
Number of pages5
JournalRheumatology
Volume48
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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