The Prevalence of HLA-B27 in Northern Norway

Feb 22, 1982 | Research | 0 comments

J. T. Gran, A. S. Mellby & G. Husby

Published: 22nd February 1983


“The incidence of the tissue antigen HLA-B27 has been studied in 176 consecutive blood donors in Tromsø, Northern Norway.

The prevalence of HLA-B27 was 15.9%, which was significantly higher than that found in Southern Norway (10%).

The frequency of 15.9% is comparable to the prevalence of this antigen found in Northern Sweden (16.6%) and Finland (14–16%).”

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