Table 4

Relation between shared epitope, anti-CCP and RF in Congolese RA patients

RA patient group

OR

95% CI

P-value


SE positive

SE negative

anti-CCP

positive

7

1

1.6

0.35 to 7.11

0.712

negative

4

10

RF

positive

4

9

0.76

0.17 to 3.4

1.0

negative

7

12


Anti-CCP, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide; RA, rheumatoid arthritis; RF, rheumatoid factor

Malemba et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R89   doi:10.1186/ar4269

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