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Anti-Scl-70 (topo-I) antibodies (ATA) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Myth or reality?


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Posted 27 July 2010 - 11:04 AM

Anti-Scl-70 (topo-I) antibodies (ATA) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Myth or reality?

Given that SLE is approximately 100 times more prevalent than systemic sclerosis (SSc), the number of ATA positive SLE patients is 2-3 orders of magnitude greater than the prevalence of ATA in SSc. M Mahler. Autoimmun Rev. 2010 Jun 22. (Also see: Autoantibodies to Lupus)

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