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The impact of genetic variations on the treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis

ths than were patients with one copy or no copies of the shared epitope. Furthermore, patients with particular HLA genes in addition to particular genetic variations in the TNF gene region were found to have better responses to treatment, regardless of which drug was used.

"Results of the current study suggest that, at least for RA patients with early active disease, genetic variations in the HLA and TNF gene regions are associated with response to treatment," Dr. Criswell concludes. "Additional work is required to confirm these results," Dr. Bridges adds, acknowledging the complexity of genetic involvement in RA, "as well as to extend these observations to patients of other ethnicities, and more precisely define the individual genes and haplotypes responsible for these associations."


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Contact: Amy Molnar
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9-Sep-2004


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