In terms of the distribution by the ABO blood groups, the O blood type had SLE, SSc, and FMF at the highest rate; the A blood type had vasculitis, UCTD
, RA, and SpA at the highest rate; the B blood type had Behcet's disease and FMF at the highest rate; and the AB blood type had SjS at the highest rate (Figure 1).
Having in mind all this, a retrospective study was performed to analyse the clinical profile of patients having anti-Ro52 in their serum and not any other relevant autoimmune biomarker in order to investigate the possible association between anti-Ro52 antibodies and a milder and more stable form of UCTD
. The evolution of the symptoms was evaluated to establish a conclusion regarding its possible prognosis value.
Institutions (lead Pis) Instruments/platforms Observations UW (Lee), NARA Seagliders T, S, P, profiles SIO (Rudnick) Spray gliders, T, S, P, profiles profiling floats SIO (Centurioni), NARA SVP drifters Surface currents IIS (Sengupta), Drifters Surface currents INCOIS (Ravichandran), NIOT (Venkatesan) SIO (Send), NARA PIES SSH, currents NARA (Jinadasa), ND, ADCP, CTD, strings Currents, T, S, P NRL SIO (Mackinnon, OSU CTD, UCTD
, ADCP T, S, P, currents (Shroyer) IIS (Sengupta), CTD, UCTD
, XBT, T, S, P, currents INCOIS (Ravichandran), expendable CTD NIOT (Venkatesan) (XCTD), ADCP OSU (Nash) Towed chain T, S, P, profiles SIO (Lucas) Wirewalker Microstructure NRL (Wijesekera) Scan Fish T, S, P, profiles WHOI (St.