HLA antigens in asthmatic children

HLA antigens in asthmatic children

Author Gerbase-DeLima, M. Google Scholar
Gallo, C. A. Google Scholar
Daher, S. Google Scholar
Sole, D. Google Scholar
Naspitz, C. K. Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract The purpose of the present study was to analyze the frequency of HLA-DR and DQ antigens in Brazilian asthmatic children with skin-test and RAST positivity to Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus. the comparison of HLA-DR and DQ antigenic frequencies between patients (n = 30) and controls disclosed a significantly higher HLA-DQ2 frequency in the patients (60 % versus 34 %, p = 0.013; R.R. = 2.8).
Keywords asthma
genetics
HLA
MHC
histocompatibility antigens
allergy
Language English
Date 1997-08-01
Published in Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. Copenhagen: Munksgaard Int Publ Ltd, v. 8, n. 3, p. 150-152, 1997.
ISSN 0905-6157 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Munksgaard Int Publ Ltd
Extent 150-152
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-3038.1997.tb00169.x
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000071978000008
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/25777

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