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The police are currently seeking to arrest Hla Swe as soon as possible, spokesman Zaw Htay added.
In addition, according to the guidelines of the European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology-Hepatology and Nutrition, HLA tissue analysis is used in the diagnosis of celiac disease and in the screening of first-degree relatives; however, the guidelines of the American College of Gastroenterology state that there are no data on the routine use of HLA tissue analysis in adult patients.
(17-19) On the other hand, the available evidence suggest that the expression of the allelic groups HLA-B*35 is linked to faster progression to AIDS and to higher risk of MTCT (2,3) than in individuals not expressing such HLA alleles.
The key words included 'systemic lupus erythematosus' or 'SLE' and 'human lymphocyte antigen' or 'HLA' or 'HLA-DRB' or ' HLA-DR3 ' or ' HLA-DR15 '.
Differences in HLA allele frequencies between MD patients and controls were compared using the chi-square or Fisher exact test, as appropriate.
(17,18) It has been proposed that there was an association between class II HLA and the occurrence of autoimmune disease.
While HLA typing is essential, it is by no means simple.
"Their interaction with MS risk HLA genes argues for an action of these environmental factors on adaptive immunity, perhaps through activation of autoaggressive cells resident in the lungs subsequently attacking the central nervous system."
This may not reflect the accurate frequency of HLA-[B.sup.*]38:02 in hyperthyroidism population as the major cause of hyperthyroidism is Graves' disease, an autoimmune disease which can be related to specific HLA types.
O'Brien, "The influence of HLA Genotype on AIDS," Annual Review of Medicine, vol.
Total 77 patients (23.4%) including 66 males (26.2%) and 11 females (14.3%) were positive for HLA -B27.
[6] The role of genetic factors in the etiology of RA established a connection between the discovery of the disease with class II MHC complexes, namely the genetic variant human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DRB1*04.