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Table 1 Description of the study groups

From: 52-kDa Ro/SSA epitopes preferentially recognized by antibodies from mothers of children with neonatal lupus and congenital heart block

Symptom Group I Group II Total
  Mothers Children Mothers Children Mothers Children
Systemic lupus erythematosus 10 (24) 13 18 (91) 21 28 (115) 34
Sjögren's syndrome 15 (17) 26 7 (40) 9 22 (57) 35
Asymptomatic 16 (20) 19 0 0 16 (20) 19
Total 41 (61) 58 25 (131) 30 66 (192) 88
  1. Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of serum samples tested in each group.