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IL-18 Serum Level in Adult Onset Still's Disease: A Marker of Disease Activity

International Journal of Inflammation

Jun 18, 2012

Serena ColafrancescoGuido Valesini

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Introduction. Immunological factors seem to play a pivotal role in Adult Onset Still's Disease (AOSD). Among all, IL-18 cytokine is overexpressed and drives the inflammatory process. Objective. We aimed to investigate the levels of IL-18 in sera of Italian patients with AOSD and to asse...read more

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Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Phosphoglycerate Dehydrogenase Activity
IL18 gene
Interleukin-18
Recombinant Interleukin-18
Serum
PHGDH gene
Ferritin
Immunologic Factors
Ferritin Measurement
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IL-18 Serum Level in Adult Onset Still's Disease: A Marker of Disease Activity

International Journal of Inflammation

Jun 18, 2012

Serena ColafrancescoGuido Valesini

PMID: 22762008

DOI: 10.1155/2012/156890

Abstract

Introduction. Immunological factors seem to play a pivotal role in Adult Onset Still's Disease (AOSD). Among all, IL-18 cytokine is overexpressed and drives the inflammatory process. Objective. We aimed to investigate the levels of IL-18 in sera of Italian patients with AOSD and to asse...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Phosphoglycerate Dehydrogenase Activity
IL18 gene
Interleukin-18
Recombinant Interleukin-18
1
32
1

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  • References16
  • Citations10
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  • Citations10
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