Which antigen levels are higher in patients with sarcoidosis?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Nader Kamangar, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Soluble HLA class I antigens levels in serum and BALF are higher in patients with sarcoidosis. These levels tend to be significantly higher in active than in inactive stages and correlate with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) levels. [19]


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