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IgG4-related disease is a rare and very recently identified pathology, whose frequency is certainly underestimated.
The clinical presentation varies among affected organs, and most often, patients have at least three organ damage.
These organs exhibit tissue infiltration mononuclear polymorphic cells with often severe fibrosis progression resulting in a loss of function.
The biomarker, though not specific, is a polyclonal elevated serum IgG4, and histological marker, currently held by several teams, is the presence within the inflammatory infiltrate, of a predominance of IgG4-expressing plasma-cells with a relative plasma-cells IgG4 + / IgG +> 50% on tissue immunostaining.
The investigators project provides a global assessment of T lymphocyte abnormalities and specifically the TFH (Follicular Helper) during this IgG4-related disease compared to so-called groups "control" subjects suffering from Sjogren syndrome or healthy subjects.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-13T18:08:21-0400
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Testing erythrocytes to determine presence or absence of blood-group antigens, testing of serum to determine the presence or absence of antibodies to these antigens, and selecting biocompatible blood by crossmatching samples from the donor against samples from the recipient. Crossmatching is performed prior to transfusion.
The techniques used to draw blood from a vein for diagnostic purposes or for treatment of certain blood disorders such as erythrocytosis, hemochromatosis, polycythemia vera, and porphyria cutanea tarda.
The collecting of fetal blood samples via ultrasound-guided needle aspiration of the blood in the umbilical vein.
Techniques for using whole blood samples collected on filter paper for a variety of clinical laboratory tests.
The application of LEECHES to the body to draw blood for therapeutic purposes. Such medicinal leeching, an ancient medical practice, is still being used in microsurgery and the treatment of venous congestion or occlusion.
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