Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 8th, 1999
"Genetic involvement in type 1 autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is indicated by a marked female preponderance and strong, well-established, human leukocyte antigen (HLA) associations. These associations, however, are not universal," noted S. Cookson and colleagues, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England ("Frequency and Nature of Cytokine Gene Polymorphisms in Type 1 Autoimmune Hepatitis," Hepatology, October 1999;30(4):851-856).
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