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Antimitochondrial antibodies of immunoglobulin G3 subclass are associated with a more severe disease course in primary biliary cirrhosis
Background/Aims: Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is characterised by the presence of immunoglobulin (Ig) G antimitochondrial antibodies (AMA), which are routinely detected by indirect immunofluorescence (IFL) using composite ...
Association between the primary biliary cirrhosis specific anti-sp100 antibodies and recurrent urinary tract infection
Background and aims. Recurrent urinary tract infections (rUTI) have been suggested to be involved in the induction of anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA), the serological hallmark of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), in ...
Prevalence and clinical significance of isotype specific antinuclear antibodies in primary biliary cirrhosis
Background: Antinuclear antibodies (ANA) giving a rim-like/membranous (RL/M) or a multiple nuclear dot (MND) pattern are highly specific for primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). Aim and subjects: To assess the prevalence of ...