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Table 1 Results of screening of sera for anti-GPL antibodies from 369 patients with rheumatoid arthritis

From: Diagnostic performance of measuring antibodies to the glycopeptidolipid core antigen specific to Mycobacterium avium complex in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: results from a cross-sectional observational study

  RA with MAC-PD RA without MAC-PD Total
Anti-GPL ab, positive 8 4 12
Anti-GPL ab, negative 2 355 357
Total 10 359 369
  1. Abbreviations: ab antibodies, GPL glycopeptidolipid, MAC Mycobacterium avium complex PD pulmonary disease, RA rheumatoid arthritis
  2. Variables are the number of patients unless otherwise indicated