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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 703759, 8 pages
Clinical Phenotypes of Patients with Anti-DFS70/LEDGF Antibodies in a Routine ANA Referral Cohort
1Department of Immunology, (AP-HP) Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France
2Department of Research, INOVA Diagnostics Inc., 9900 Old Grove Road, San Diego, CA 32131-1638, USA
3Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
4Department of Internal Medicine, (AP-HP) Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France
Received 31 October 2012; Accepted 19 December 2012
Academic Editor: Xavier Bossuyt
Copyright © 2013 Makoto Miyara et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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