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Antigen-antibody complexes in the serum of patients with juvenile chronic arthritis.
  1. H Moran,
  2. B M Ansell,
  3. J F Mowbray,
  4. R J Levinsky,
  5. J F Soothill

    Abstract

    IgG-containing antigen-antibody complexes were detected in the sera of all of 7 patients with the systemic form of juvenile chronic arthritis, usually at high levels. Only 9 of 25 patients with the polyarticular form had such complexes, usually at low levels. Three patients had low levels of serum IgA which were probably drug induced; the one patient with low C2 and the 3 with low yeast opsonisation were probably not more than to be expected in a random population.

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