Increased serum anti-mycobacterial antibody titers in rheumatoid arthritis patients - Is there any specific antigenic target?

Cetin E. S. , Aksoy A. M.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.28, no.5, pp.717-722, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.717-722


Objectives: To investigate the presence of immunoreactivity against mycobacterial antigens in the sera of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to detect the target of the immune reaction.