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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2005 (2005), Issue 4, Pages 310-315
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/JBB.2005.310
Research article

HLA Allele Associations and V-Beta T-Lymphocyte Expansions in Patients With Psoriasis, Harboring Toxin-Producing Staphylococcus aureus

1Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
2Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

Received 9 May 2005; Revised 4 July 2005; Accepted 7 July 2005

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