Serologic and Molecular Diagnosis of Human Parvovirus B19 in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients


Solak O., Altindis M., Toktas H., Dundar U., Koken R., Turel A., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.24, no.1, pp.17-20, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.17-20
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objective: To investigate Human Parvovirus (HPV) B19 IgG and IgM antibody levels and B19 viral DNA using PCR method in the serum of Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients to determine the role of B19 in the ethiopathogenesis of RA.