Published in Virus Weekly, June 13th, 2000
In this study, conducted by A.J. Czaja and associates at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, researchers analyzed the principal HLA alleles associated with disease in patients from Britain, North America, Japan, Argentina, and Mexico ("Genetic susceptibilities for immune expression and liver cell injury in autoimmune hepatitis," Immunol Rev, 2000;174:250-259).
According to the investigators, the majority of white northern Europeans with autoimmune...
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