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Figure 2: Comparison of serum GITRL levels among SLE patients with active disease and inactive disease as well as HC. (a) Serum GITRL levels were significantly elevated in SLE patients with active disease compared with those with inactive disease together with HC. (b) Serum GITRL levels were positively correlated with SLEDAI. Each symbol represents an individual patient and healthy donor; horizontal lines indicate median values. HC: healthy control; SLE: systemic lupus erythematosus.