Increased expression of surfactant protein A and D in rheumatoid arthritic synovial fluid


Kankavi O.

CROATIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.47, no.1, pp.155-161, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : CROATIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.155-161

Abstract

Aim To determine the concentrations of surfactant protein (SP)-A and SP-D in synovial fluid samples from patients with rheumatoid arthritis and healthy controls and correlate them with rheumatoid factor, C-reactivc protein (CRP), immunoglobulin (1g) A, IgM, and IgG, total protein, and total lipid content.