Correlations between HLA-A, HLA-B and HLA-DRB1 Allele Polymorphisms and Childhood Susceptibility to Acquired Aplastic Anemia

Acta Haematologica, 05/09/2012

HLA–B*48:01 and DRB1*09:01 were correlated with childhood aplastic anemia (AA), and thus they may be susceptibility genes for childhood severe AA (SAA). HLA–B*51:01, DRB1*03:01 and DRB1*11:01 are expressed at low levels in children with AA.

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