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Journal of Immunology Research
Volume 2015, Article ID 174062, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/174062
Research Article

Analysis of a Functional IL-6 Gene Polymorphism in HLAB27 Associated and Intermediate Uveitis Gives New Insight in Disease Pathogenesis and Commonality with Other Autoimmune Diseases

1Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 4, 8036 Graz, Austria
2Department of Ophthalmology, General Hospital Klagenfurt, St. Veiter Strasse 47, 9020 Klagenfurt, Austria
3Clinical Institute of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria

Received 17 June 2015; Accepted 22 October 2015

Academic Editor: Fulvia Ceccarelli

Copyright © 2015 Lindner Ewald 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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