CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY, vol.39, no.10, pp.961-965, 2006 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
anti-CCP antibodies, rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatoid factor, extra-articular involvement, INFLIXIMAB TREATMENT, ASSOCIATION, AUTOANTIBODIES, SEVERITY
Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated:
Objectives: To evaluate frequency of anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies (anti-CCP) in long-standing rheumatoid arthritis (LsRA) patients and their relationship with extra-articular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), in addition to comparing frequency of anti-CCP antibodies in early RA (ERA) and LsRA group.