Serum Epstein-Barr virus DNA, detected by droplet digital PCR, correlates with disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

E. Kuusela, V. P. Kouri, J. Olkkonen, R. Koivuniemi, L. Äyräväinen, K. Rajamäki, H. Valleala, D. Nordström, M. Leirisalo-Repo, M. Ainola, K. K. Eklund

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Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Volume36
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)778-784
Number of pages7
ISSN0392-856X
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2018
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • Epstein-Barr virus
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • ddPCR
  • DAS28
  • POLYMERASE-CHAIN-REACTION
  • PERIPHERAL-BLOOD
  • B-CELLS
  • QUANTIFICATION
  • METHOTREXATE
  • ACTIVATION
  • INFECTION
  • CRITERIA
  • PLASMA
  • 3121 Internal medicine

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Kuusela, E. ; Kouri, V. P. ; Olkkonen, J. ; Koivuniemi, R. ; Äyräväinen, L. ; Rajamäki, K. ; Valleala, H. ; Nordström, D. ; Leirisalo-Repo, M. ; Ainola, M. ; Eklund, K. K. / Serum Epstein-Barr virus DNA, detected by droplet digital PCR, correlates with disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. In: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology. 2018 ; Vol. 36, No. 5. pp. 778-784.
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Serum Epstein-Barr virus DNA, detected by droplet digital PCR, correlates with disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. / Kuusela, E.; Kouri, V. P.; Olkkonen, J.; Koivuniemi, R.; Äyräväinen, L.; Rajamäki, K.; Valleala, H.; Nordström, D.; Leirisalo-Repo, M.; Ainola, M.; Eklund, K. K.

In: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, Vol. 36, No. 5, 09.2018, p. 778-784.

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