Accession Number : AD0834392

Title :   RHEUMATOID FACTOR IN LIVER SHOWN BY IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE METHOD,

Corporate Author : ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s) : Bonomo, L.

Report Date : 12 OCT 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : In liver diseases and in chronic bronchitis the appearance of sera testing positive for rheumatoid factor is quite frequently noted. The presence of rheumatoid factor was demonstrated in the livers of patients with rheumatoid arthritis and in patients with liver diseases, with chronic bronchitis or with other diseases showing sera positive of the rheumatoid type. Results obtained in the study of liver biopsies investigated for the presence both of gamma globulins combined with tissue and rheumatoid factor are reported. (Author)

Descriptors :   *FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUES), (*LIVER, BIOPSY), (*RHEUMATIC DISEASES, SERODIAGNOSIS, IMMUNE SERUMS, GAMMA GLOBULIN, HISTOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES, FLUORESCENCE, IMMUNITY, BIOSYNTHESIS, ITALY.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE